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Carry Each Other

In Anne Marie Miller's book Permission to Speak Freely, Miller describes a meeting with Jamie Tworkowski, founder of the mental health non-profit To Write Love On Her Arms. Over coffee, Tworkowski says something like this: "So there's this song U2 does called 'One,' and there's a line in it that says, 'We get to carry… Continue reading Carry Each Other


Speaking Out About…NOT Speaking Out?

Last week, I wrote a rather vulnerable blog series that discussed, among other things, the importance of story sharing. But, ironically, while working on that series, I attended a discussion at church on the importance of secrecy. So, which one is it, I thought,  story sharing or secrecy? Will the real helpful practice please stand up?! Simple answer: both story sharing and… Continue reading Speaking Out About…NOT Speaking Out?