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Healing Your Mother (Or Father) Wound by Phillip Moffitt

[Re-blog from Dharma Wisdom.] If you have unresolved feelings about your mother (or father), making them part of your mindfulness practice can transform what has been a hindrance in your life into a teacher.   If you choose to follow … Continue reading

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Honor Thy Children: The Other Side Of Honoring Thy Father & Mother

Parents are infallible. That’s a false belief. A fallacy. With all due respect to the Catholic Church, such a delusional view is a result of the fifth commandment, “Honor thy father and mother” — its wrongful and erroneous interpretation and … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Wounded Selves

It was so tempting to engage in the ‘battle of the wounded selves.’ She was triggering so many of my issues. Deep wounds. She was pushing my buttons. Pushing me to my limits. Insecurities quickly and easily rose to the … Continue reading

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“No, Dad. I’m not afraid of you. Not anymore.”

“You want war? I’ll give you war!” A famous line from one of the Philippines’ telenovelas. And I give it to the rude and temperamental resort owner. War. I give him war. He asked for it; He got it! But it isn’t … Continue reading

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Self-Love — The Greatest Love Of All

I was at the lowest point in my journey. I haven’t quite fully recovered, but I’ll get there eventually. I can’t recall any other time when I had felt this hopeless and helpless. Doomed. Grim. Sometimes, when Life throws us … Continue reading

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Snake Medicine: Something Needs To Die To Give Birth To Something New

A decade ago, I began my journey of breaking away from my caretaker/rescuer role. I embarked on a path of self-love. It also meant practicing tough love. I relinquished the caregiver role that I played for my brother who was … Continue reading

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