SOUL CARE

A trusted friend and coworker asked me about my week this morning after our two-hour meeting together. I thought that I would have had enough self-control to give the cursory and expected “I’m doing pretty good” and then quickly flip it around by asking him how he was...

What am I feeling? Shame or Conviction?

“If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.” Brené Brown Let me start with this statement: Shame masquerades as conviction. As one author puts it, “… both produce very strong emotional reactions...