Don’t be talked out of your pain. Get to know it. Intimately.
Even if we start out with all good intentions, self improvement leads to the expectation that others should be improving themselves also.
If we “stop” at the stage of excising toxic people from our lives, won’t we again be a hardened mixture that’s “stuck”?
Religious idealism permeates even atheism in our culture, having conditioned us to value answers more than questioners.
Christ rejected power that flows from a title like “king.”
awareness of being a child of God tends to stabilize the ego