Sometimes I come across articles about things I wholeheartedly agree with. It’s rare, but refreshing. This article really expresses some of the problems and realities of what it’s like to be a man in the typical American church that I have made a soapbox issue for myself. A couple quotes that I appreciated specifically: I’mContinue reading “Men, grief, and the typical American church”
Some of these thoughts are instigated by notes I took during a class on conflict mediation back in 2012. Part of the class the professor discussed certain aspects about shame and guilt, and thus vulnerability as well. Other thoughts come from Brene Brown’s TED talks, which I’ve already posted about below. Although much of whatContinue reading “Shame, Guilt, and the Church: Part 3 – Shame vs. Guilt”
Here’s a short animation made by Katy Davis using audio from Brene Brown (see previous post) about the difference between empathy and sympathy.