How to Move From Pain to Healing

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Suffering is universal, but how we handle it is not. Thomas Fiffer opens the way to healing through a window in his heart.

First Rule of War: Don’t Target Civilians, Especially Women & Children

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War is insanity and brings about pain, death and misery. Peace equals life, prosperity and happiness. What do you chose?

The Ghosts of My Bullies

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The past can hurt: David Vienna opens up about his childhood experiences with hurtful bullies.

Reality Check: I Have to Teach My Kids That Cops Will Probably Treat Them Unfairly

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Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.

The Walking Wounded

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Shaky Shergill talks about the importance of learning how hurt he already was.

When Pain Masquerades as ‘Crazy’ In Relationships

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Even those closest to us can act in confusing and painful ways. Lisa Brookes Kift offers some insight on what might really be going on.

When Pain Crashes Your Party

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“Grieving does not work like a to-do list,” author Jonalyn Fincher explores the space we need to grieve and how we find our way there.

You Don’t Need to Feel Ashamed

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Survivors of sexual abuse can’t simply flip the shame button to the off position. If only it were that easy…

The Greatest Lie Ever Told: Pain, Masculinity & the Spiritual Path

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Ryan Kuja makes an inquiry into the connections between spiritual and emotional suffering and our path to transformation.

The Fortune Cookie as Parent

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In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” how do we give our children advice that is both enough and not so much that it stifles them. Look to the cookie?

How Being Bullied Was One of My Greatest Gifts

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Bettina Goodwin reflects on her experiences of being bullied and how a new perspective transformed her life completely.

What’s up Doc? Men, Health and Marriage.

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Steven Lake explores what keeps men from looking after their health.

Dear God, Where Did I Go Wrong With You?

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Jesse Bradley considers where our spiritual scars come from, drawing from his many years as a pastor listening to people share their stories and experiences.

Do You Have the ‘Hell No, I Won’t Let Go’ Syndrome?

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Nathaniel Smith shares how holding on to the past or obsessing about the future diminishes your ability to experience a full and happy life.

Problems With Privilege

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The way we talk about privilege implies that if you drew the right card, your life is perfect.

Dear Kansas

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Greg Correll believes that Kansas proposed new law on corporal punishment will sanction and increase child abuse. Here’s why.