A month ago, today, I released something huge in my life. Regardless of how much I would disconnect it from it I couldn’t. For over 20 years it would return in the middle of the night, during spiritual practice, while driving or bathing…it was there torturing my spirit until I voiced the shame out at a women’s retreat.
Here is the thing, darlings, we cannot fully let go until we stop giving attention to our wrongdoings. Your mind goes where your pain remains from past experiences. We feed those things. We water them. We excessively and lovingly place all our attention on the things we did that now have remained a constant source of pain.
The moment you forgive yourself the shame and guilt are released. I thought I had to stand in front of this person. Which I did. But I also recognized that I had created something enormous…
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