Episode 86 – Choosing Spaciousness Over Addictions This Christmas Join Josh and Kit this week as they discuss how old habits, addictions and compulsive behaviors can rear up this time of year, and what we can do to handle them differently this Christmas season. Highlights: …there is a reason we need a savior… …it’s going […]
Imagine for a moment you know someone whose loved one died a sudden death. When your friend got the news, she didn’t shed a tear. In fact, she acted like everything was fine. She also didn’t go to the funeral, and she never so much as whispered a “goodbye” to her loved one. If this […]
There’s no ‘if’ about it. Temptations come. Wouldn’t we fare better in our responses if we knew when temptations were on the way? We can know—at least a lot more frequently than most people typically think. Usually, temptations come when we’re experiencing some kind of pain or discomfort, whether emotional or physical, intense or subtle. […]
When something bad happens to other people, I’ve noticed an internal knee-jerk reaction: I try to assure myself that what’s happening to them can’t happen to me. He’s older and eats worse than I do. My marriage is stronger than that. My kids know not to talk to strangers. There aren’t volcanoes/sharks/warlords/super villains in my […]
We’re not too comfortable, it seems, with being real—particularly about the most painful, or sinful, or out-of-control parts of our lives. What if we were?
When it comes to change, pain isn’t usually the problem. How we interpret pain is.