People describe me as someone who is willing to have the hard conversations. I have learned that this is the only way to resolve things or actively move them forward. Yes, someone may get mad. Yes, my hands sweat and my heart beats fast. Yes, it can be very uncomfortable and nerve-racking. Yes, I may not know how it will turn out.

The best way out is always through. Robert Frost

However, avoiding pain and not dealing with difficult situations or people do not make them go away. It only makes things worse. Avoidance just keeps you stuck and allows things to fester. Facing the challenge, dealing with what is, and having the hard conversation, may be painful in the moment, but it will get you to the other side. Trust this Truth: put on your big girl panties (or big boy boxers) and discover the healing and growth available to you, and the beauty and peace on the other side.

Spiritual Contemplation: Is there something in your life you need to face head-on that you are avoiding? What will you do to move through it? Are you ready for the hard conversation?

Affirmation: I am willing to walk through the fire of engagement to get to the other side of communion and resolution. I know that I don’t walk through this hard conversation alone.

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