Rick Patterson Connects
Our mistakes and failures can play too important a role in directing our future as well. It’s a vicious cycle that seems impossible to break. What if there was a way to hone in on the root roadblock, stop the bus and change course?
On the surface it all seemed to be going really well, but inside there was a storm brewing. Anxiety and rage were overtaking my life. Eventually I landed in my doctor’s office hoping for some happy pills to take off this miserable edge… To Read More About Rick Click Here
Your life is in the present. The answers are in your past. There is hope for your future.
Keep going. Empathy, Compassion and Kindness Matter
"I'm tired boss.... Remember that from the Green Mile?" And his look said the rest. Now what? Toward the end of my time in ministry, I can remember standing in the back of the church building as worship was starting. This guy, who I’ve always deeply respected, looked...
The COVID-19 Legacy? Hate and Division
https://youtu.be/-xTcyPodjWk A Physical Ailment Mutates to an Emotional Ailment In 2020 this nation and the world came under attack from a virus – a type of coronavirus to be precise. This virus has caused the death of millions globally and will probably go down as...
Shame vs Embarrassment
Shame and embarrassment get confused quite often though there's been a lot written about the similarities and differences. This is to shame's benefit. The insidious and toxic ability of shame is never more present than in its ability to disguise itself as other...