Ascension: Letting Go of Our Story

image Credit Maria Chambers
Image Credit Maria Chambers

We talk about ascension as a process in which we let go of our story.  Of releasing our wounds.  Setting our past free.  But that doesn’t mean that what we went through didn’t happen, and it doesn’t mean it didn’t have an impact on our life.  For example if we were abused as a young child, emotionally or physically, it shouldn’t be dismissed as unimportant.  It is a serious and life altering event.  As are numerous other experiences. Continue reading “Ascension: Letting Go of Our Story”

Empathy, Sympathy, Guilt and Obligation

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When we talk about wanting to feel free, wanting to be ourselves, we need to look at the ways we have not felt free. Continue reading “Empathy, Sympathy, Guilt and Obligation”

Compassion, Not Sympathy

You have a big heart, and you do not enjoy seeing your fellow humans suffering.  Hell, you don’t enjoy seeing YOU in pain.  And you have held your hand out countless times to those who you felt a heart connection with, whether they were someone you knew or a complete stranger, trying to soothe them in any way you could.  For that you are deeply honored.  That had its place. Continue reading “Compassion, Not Sympathy”