HONESTY. A 5-part series

…one must face reality to learn how to be comfortable within it. Step one: Face the real you. To do so demands that you learn about your inner self, and *seek* exposition of your darkest flaws.

—From “There’s only 1 real sin? (HONESTY part 5 of 5)

Here is the “lite” index of topics in each 5-minute article of this 5-part series (except part 3, excerpts from another author, which is 1 minute). Alternatively, here is a “dark” index of challenges for those who believe their constitution strong enough for shadow work on their soul (IMHO).

To believe you are a loving person

part 1 of 5. Topics:
Your values of honesty and optimism/ positive-thinking.
Real and true love in actions.
The Golden Rule.
Apology and forgiveness.
The Shawshank Redemption.

Who hurts more: Your partner or you?

part 2 of 5. Topics:
Apology and forgiveness, continued.
Defense mechanisms and shame.
Suffering hurt by loved ones.

The misTery of Twelve Step truth requires true love

part 3 of 5. [1 minute read]
All are excerpts from Richard Rohr and Ron H.

The ‘egology’ of relationships

part 4 of 5. Topics:
You suffer vengeance.
Victimization is exhausting.
The ‘egosystem’ of shame.
Meet your soul.

There’s only 1 real sin?

part 5 of 5. Topics:
Forgiveness, continued.
Living with your self.
Recognizing reality.
The problem of suffering.
The engine of judgmentalism.
Yeshua in the gospels.
The only real sin?

Published by Neil Durso

Just another mid-lifer sharing the journey...

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