“Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken.” C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain Two weeks ago
Wisdom is comfortable living in the land of I-don’t-know. Sometimes it’s “I don’t know, let me find out” other times it’s “I don’t know, my knowledge is limited in that area”. Not infrequently it’s “I don’t know, and the answer is less important than relationship with this person in that area”. There are hills worth
Broken. Busy. Beloved.
I’d like to have something to turn to find Seven Steps To . . . get to the other side of what challenges me. Something concise, steps to take, boxes to check, and a measuring stick with which to note progress. Surely someone has crafted such a thing. But no. Of course not. Though many