Judith Dagley Flaherty, mft

If you are one who has let me know that you’ve been feeling overwhelmed by confusion lately, here is why my response is always “Wonderful!”

NOW is a “time” when we are being invited, or urged, or even having-the-obvious-shoved-right in-our-faces, to realize that expanding INTO what we want requires expanding OUT of repeating the experiences we do NOT want.

What usually makes this seem “hard” is a long-term reliance on linear logic as our compass. Yet “logic” was not designed to be a compass!

The logical component of our intelligence is excellent at measuring, comparing, and storing information. But since it only knows what it knows, logic can only assist us in recycling experiences that match what it has stored as “knowledge-so-far.”

To move OUT of repeating old patterns in various repetitive ways, we first need to understand that the logical aspect of our intelligence is NOT equipped for that…

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