“It’s Going to be OK”

I had a client the other day remind me of something that illustrates a great point about being a good friend…particularly being a good friend when your friend is in pain for some reason. How do you comfort those closest to you when they are hurting? That’s what we’re...

Is Your Pain Too Much?

Is your pain too great?  Who gets to say if it’s too big, too small, or just right? When trauma strikes, make no mistake, you will feel the pain of it.  You may sense that you are being judged on the level of pain that you feel, in fact, I’m sure that you are.  So...

Defensiveness: Protecting The Heart

Defensiveness is an excellent indicator to help find woundedness in the human heart.  After all, we defend places that hurt, like a lion protecting a paw with a thorn in it.  Dealing with the defensiveness of those we love can be just as dangerous as taking on that...