Do what’s right, or else…

When raised with fear and compliance as the tool to ensure good behaviour, or religious subscription, we create validation-seeking individuals whose willingness to compromise on what is right will be driven by social acceptance.Instilling values in our children, or living by our own values, must be grounded in a substantial appreciation for why it is [...]

Torturous love

And so it and torture have always been stablemates.Sometimes, without warning, someone enters your life and challenges every assumption that you ever made about what's possible.What you thought you deserved was limited to what you were capable of achieving up to that point, and maybe just a quiet desire to acquire some peace beyond [...]

Silent screams

Crying, or a show of emotion, is still a sign of hope that things can be different.It's a means to communicate our dissatisfaction because we believe that our dissatisfaction matters.Our emotional expression is exactly that. An expression.No one expresses unless there is an expectation of a response.That response may be from others, or even from [...]