Years ago I was impacted by a friend, Dr Conway Hunter, who said to me, “Leo, you need to think outside of the box. Spirituality is not something that we explain, it’s something we experience”.
Time and time again people say to me, after I have mentioned the concept
of Compassion Fatigue, “I never really thought about it…but you know, I
think I’ve got some of ‘that.’” They are surprised, then relieved to
finally have an understanding of some of the feelings they had been
experiencing. Often, caregivers have not considered that the very
nature of their work has made them susceptible to this condition – the
stress of caring too much. If you or someone you know is potentially a
candidate for this syndrome, then this article is for you.
While most of us experience sex as a pleasurable experience with few
negative consequences, Sex Addicts are more likely to define their
sexual exploits as driven, secretive and shameful, rather than fun,
playful or intimate.
“Sooner or later we must give up all hope of a better yesterday.” Ashley
Brilliant wrote that, but I wish I had,because it says so perfectly
what I want to write to you.
Life is a journey of discovery — and change is the catalyst, the energy
source, that propels us toward self-acceptance, unconditional love for
others, appreciation of life, and a relationship with God. The journey
of life is inward, not upward — and all change is really for the better,
regardless of how painful it is at the time.