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How Self-Compassion Supports Spiritual Healing For most of my life I did not understand what it meant to feel my feelings. I had emotions and reactions. I would judge and demand, react or act out. The highs were high and the lows were low. However, deeper feelings of grief or loss—feeling...
Affirmation: I am gratefully and wonderfully blessed! There is an art to gratitude. There is a form, structure, a knack for growing it, developing it, and subsequently owning it as a way of life. But why does it matter? Why grow gratitude? Why spend the time developing it? Aren’t there other...
The day I graduated from college, I found myself circled by hundreds of people—so many friends and family who loved and supported me. On that beautiful and warm spring day, I remember feeling distinctly alone. Even though I had my plans for work laid out, leaving my school years behind felt...
Kute Blackson grew up speaking at his father’s churches, and at age 18, Kute followed his soul and moved to the United States. Now an internationally recognized author and speaker, Blackson helps others tap in to their true potential. In this interview with Daily Wordeditor Elaine Meyer, Kute...
Affirmation: My life is enlivened and enriched by a new perspective. “When you know that you are Spirit, you are not afraid, for you know that nothing can hurt or harm or destroy the indestructible Spirit in you.”—Martha Smock After resigning recently from the organization where I had spent...

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