Thanks so much to the lovely Ann Voskamp for featuring my story—adapted from Chapter 5 of Boundaries for Your Soul —on her blog this week. It’s about how my journey to becoming a psychologist was disrupted when I had to face my own overwhelming emotions and learn to befriend them. If you’re anything like me, you might try to bury your painful feelings and broken dreams. I wrote this to encourage you that it’s never too late to befriend the parts of your soul you’ve long denied.
From the story:
I grew up in a close-knit rural town with two loving parents and a fun sister. I liked school and the outdoors. And I was what you might call a closet dreamer. I had lofty aspirations, a vivid imagination, and strong internal protectors that worked overtime to keep those dreams from proving me a fool.
Click here for the full story.