Various moments throughout life challenge us to choose surrender or choose denial. Surrender to the truth of our defenses, helplessness, and need of change. Surrender is sweet and difficult all at the same. It means taking all of our thoughts and feelings and laying them down at the feet of truth about ourselves. These moments of surrender supply relief, grief, and richness in our lives that is well worth the struggle. It may take us by surprise but more than likely, at some level deep within us we’ve always known the truth about ourselves. It is in that moment of surrender we are freed to live in the awareness we are not alone. Welcome to the human race.
Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC Director/Clinical Family Therapist