Turn your wounds into wisdom.

catsbeaversandducks:

This Kitten Won’t Leave Her Baby Brother’s Side And It’s The Cutest

Redditor MsSandwichMaker’s son and their kitten go about their daily lives… side-by-side at all times. Devotion never looked so cute.

Via BuzzFeed

You are inherently, objectively, totally, and forever a daughter or son of God. You cannot gain that or lose that by any achievement or failure whatsoever. God doesn’t participate in the honor/shame system. Christianity’s role is always to tell you that you are objectively a child of God! Our primary job is to keep proclaiming the true identity of things, and not to create contests whereby some few can attain their identity—if they are good enough. But much of religion has bought right back into the honor/shame system. All we did was change the cultural rules to religious rules. Now there was yet another way to be superior—by being pious, publicly religious, and “moral” about one or two things which are usually not central issues. Yet Jesus’ teachings against status-seeking and building up religious reputation tell us again and again, “Don’t go there!” (Examine Matthew 6:1-21 and Luke 18:9-14.)

Richard Rohr (via azspot)

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2 Ways to Stay Positive When Dealing With Negative People

kushandwizdom:

We all have to deal with negative people at some point in lives, we just do. Sometimes we can avoid them, other times we can’t. Sometimes these negative people stay for a little while, other times they stay long enough to make us want to jump off a bridge.

But since we know it’s a fact of life…