Compassion vs. “Poking and Provoking”: Aggression derives from wounding, and wounds need to be healed

At the root of every aggression is the same fundamental thing: An unhealed wound. A wound is the root of every aggressive energy, thought, and act. Period. Therefore, every aggressive energy, thought, and act needs the same single treatment: Healing. With healing needs to come understanding, compassion, and love. Here’s an example: In February 2019, … Continue reading Compassion vs. “Poking and Provoking”: Aggression derives from wounding, and wounds need to be healed

If we have a lifeline to offer, then let’s toss it

"No one likes a complainer." We hear this statement often, and indeed the energy of a true complainer is icky. I recently heard this statement though from one of the "success gurus": someone who made themselves very wealthy and was telling people how they, too, may become successful. Basically, the person said this: Life owes … Continue reading If we have a lifeline to offer, then let’s toss it

7 Spiritual Reasons Why People Are Mean

At 6:48am one morning, my phone received a text message.  Reading it, my heart hurt immediately; I could feel the depth of hurt that had generated this question: "Jen, why are people so mean?" I wondered what had already happened in my friend's day to make her ask such a thing. Continue reading.