I have always been deeply curious. Even as a young child, I would eagerly explore my world with the intention of figuring out how... read more
you can begin healing parts of yourself that have been hurting for a long time.
When you’re in the thick of struggle, it can be easy to name names and point fingers at everyone but yourself. I know, friend. I have been there. Curiosity can set you free, though. It is a loving means of self-examination. It is the willingness to retrace your steps and examine all the factors that have woven together to create this intricate mess you find yourself in.
By sharing my own story of Curiosity and self-examination with you, I want to encourage you to resist the need to deflect what will feel like shame and blame onto your perceived perpetrators, and unpack all of the pain that you have buried within the fateful decisions that led to this moment. Slowly, the compulsion to keep your focus on your struggles will begin to fade away, and you will release yourself from the emotional ties that keep you engaged in the struggle.
Surrender is the first step on your path to choosing Hope— but you can’t stop there. Through our This Is Living Hope: 8 Practices to Choose Hope in the Midst of Adversity digital workbook, we’ll give you eight practical exercises, beginning with the Practice of Surrender, to help you release yourself from unmet expectations, shift your perspective and choose Hope today.
Sometimes you need to be inspired and reminded to let go. Be encouraged by these powerful stories from other men and women who are practicing Curiosity and choosing Hope in the midst of adversity.
Dear Friend, I see you struggling, as I am, to make sense of the hopeless narrative that continues to proliferate, particularly in light of... read more
Want to see how the 8 Practices of Living Hope can make a difference in your life? You can download the first step—Surrender— from our This Is Living Hope: 8 Practices to Choose Hope in the Midst of Adversity digital workbook for FREE.