Every interaction we have with the world is defined by the stories we tell ourselves about the situation. In this episode of Speaking True, Ron talks about judgement and how it created a story he was telling himself.Read More
Seeing True™ is a moment of epiphany that is so pronounced that subsequent changes in direction or behavior are dramatically altered for the better. The Greeks called this “metanoia,” which means "change of mind," though it might translate better today as “a profound change of heart.” In the Seeing True framework, we focus on transformation as the desired result, and forgiveness and relationships as the spaces in which we practice.
Recently I was in a workshop for learning strategies for overcoming stigma. The workshop focused on those people and circumstances where harsh judgment is easy: mothers who drink while pregnant and thereby injure their unborn children.If you noticed your own inner reaction to that statement, you very likely experienced the nature of the challenge. It is quite possible without even knowing such a woman you immediately condemned her for her behavior.Read More
We’d completed a great deal of inner work during the forgiveness retreat, and I was leading a final closing exercise. A young woman approached me and tentatively asked if I would help her. Tears welled in her eyes as her body quaked in response to the memories of abuse rising up within her.
“Stay with me,” I said gently as her eyes started to stray away from mine.Read More