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Viddui and Imperfection

  Defensiveness is such a visceral, human response at even the hint that we may not be perfect.  None of us wants to be reminded of our flaws, of the times we stumbled- I know I surely don’t!  The struggle to be open to uncomfortable feedback has been a lifelong spiritual process for me.  During …

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Love Means Having to Say You’re Sorry

         One of the more memorably ridiculous lines in literature comes from a work that was popular in my childhood- Love Story– in which the author famously wrote, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.”  Raise your hand if you agree that you can successfully sustain long-term, loving relationships without ever apologizing?          Which …

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