Snippets of these excerpts are used in Befriending One’s Soul, because they inspired my response to my Sistah’s wonderful challenge. Life is hard, and yet Jesus says, “My yoke is easy and my burden is light” (Matthew 11:28). It is hard to bear God—but it is even harder not to bear God. The pain oneContinue reading “Poetic prose on rest, from Rohr”
[Soul Therapy, Part 3 of 3 extends to perspectives on depression and anti-depressants, borderline personality tendencies, the value of the chilling darkness within the soul, and some resources of further interest.]
A 3-part series [5 minutes each] about the diminishment of psychology for treating the soul
“The Christian passion psychologically: Voluntary acceptance of suffering produces a transformation… sufficiently powerful to transcend tragedy and to keep malevolence at bay.”
Let ’em judge themselves, like I do… [2.5 minute read]
Hopelessness, powerlessness, God, and shame. Repressing our evil potential co-represses celebrating our goodness. Suffering is our fate, and why the Redeemer came. Psychology yaps out both sides of its mouth, so I prefer a Polish poet.