My dear friends,
Last week in this space I told you about how a wonderful teacher of mine, Terry Cole-Whittaker, once helped me understand what my resistance was to embracing a new truth, my own truth, about something.
“Who would you have to ‘make wrong’ in order to accept what you know to be true inside of you?” she asked. In one case it was my father. In another case, it was my mother. In still another case it was my favorite childhood teacher. Rather than make them “wrong,” I held onto their truth, clung to their story, and made it real. Continue reading