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Unworthiness: This is How It Starts

Unworthiness: This is How It Starts

Earlier this year, my friend Denise Mills asked me if I’d write something for her blog about feeling ‘unworthy’. The topic is something I’ve spent a lot of time thinking and writing about, having felt ‘unworthy’ for much of my life....
AN ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT MY MOTHER

AN ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT MY MOTHER

I’ve tried to avoid doing this, hoping that by ignoring my mother’s attempts to intimidate and harass, she would stop. But it’s reached the point where I feel I must warn people about her. I also want to stand up for myself:  Nothing I’ve...
On Not Giving Up

On Not Giving Up

This post could also be called On Failure, or On Working Hard, or On Learning Life’s Lessons the Hard Way. When I was young, I spent most of each summer in our above-ground pool, swimming and jumping and tumbling and doing laps of its 20-foot length. I...