A CHALLENGING EXERCISE

I’m reading “Kissing Fish: Christianity for people who don’t like Christianity” by Roger Wolsey and wanted to share this quote with you.

“Again, a sage truth is, “That which we criticize most in others is that which we struggle with most ourselves.” A powerful bit of shadow work is to think about the people in your life who irritate you and rub you the wrong way—the people who you simply can’t stand. Then, think about how you are like those people. Consider how you share some of the same qualities and tendencies that you loathe in them. What you discover may be most revealing. Consider what you can learn from your shadow(s). What are they trying to tell you? You can come to see them as a gift—a gift that can help you be a more gracious and effective vessel of God’s love in the world.”

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About Jeanette

When I attended a Life Line training course many years ago, we were told that the labels, titles and hats we wore were not important but rather who we are and whom we have become through our journey through life. We all have something to share, to ask, to listen to, to learn from, to pass on, to reflect on. So, let's begin ....
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