When nerve damage left his hand shaking badly, artist Phil Hansen learned to embrace this limitation, leading to more creativity than he could have imagined. His message of embracing limitations offers hope for those facing mental illness.
At a time when concern about campus rapes, domestic violence, and sexual assaults against women is at an all-time high, the appeal of “Fifty Shades of Grey”—a story that celebrates a man sexually abusing a woman—is hard to explain.
Forgiving yourself for your failings is a constant struggle. It can be hard to know what forgiving yourself means much less how to do it. This Lent, if you would like to experience more peace in your heart, I would encourage you to give up beating up on yourself.