Resurrecting Nevers

“Never again.” These words have a power, although frail and finite, to protect us from harm. Once we have been hurt, rejected, abused, misused, and disappointed, a helpful “never again” can keep us from further damage. As children we learn to not touch the hot stove, play with sharp objects, and cross the street unattendedContinue reading “Resurrecting Nevers”

Christmastide 3: A New Day Dawning

Sometimes I just need to know that I’m okay, that I’m forgiven, that I’m accepted and loved as is. However, the temptation at the beginning of a new year is to load ourselves down with “should,” “challenge,” and “new.” Ugh. New was not meant to be a burden like this; it was given to setContinue reading “Christmastide 3: A New Day Dawning”