It’s bad enough to know you don’t measure up but don’t you wish more people pretended not to know it or see it?

Keywords: overcoming failure , career , effects of addiction , inspiration , professional , self esteem , thats incredible , young

Just my own voice, measuring myself by the yardstick of youthful achievement. My inner voice anxiously murmured “I hope I get successful at something soon so I can get in touch with people from my past without having to lie about my career.

Does My Love Crush Others?

Becoming Human, Faith, Love, Relationships

Lean In Coaching & Conflict Resolution

“To reveal someone’s beauty is to reveal their value by giving them time, attention, and tenderness. To love is not just to do something for them but to reveal to them their own uniqueness, to tell them that they are special and worthy of attention.” (22)

Every single person is beautiful. They display that beauty to the world so long as we do not bury them beneath our own vision of beauty.

Vanier calls out the crushing nature of my love. When I shower people in love it is an attempt to display what I believe will meet their needs or bring them joy. If I am not careful it is a self-centred love. It is an uneven love: I am reaching down from a place of self-worth trying to help others to find their step.

I have spent half of my lifetime trying to help people. Vanier forces me…

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