Episode 015 – Are you doing the hidden inner work?
I like trophies. Credits. Accomplishments. Stuff that I can point to, Stuff that shows my hard work is paying off. Maybe you like that stuff too?
But today I want to tell you about something that matters far more. And its something you’ll never get an award for. I hate that… but it’s true.
Whatever experience other people have of us will not be rooted in our accomplishments but in the hidden inner work. So, are you doing it?
Show notes will not be a transcript. At least not now. You’ll find a few key bullet points, any scriptures references, as well as any other books or resources referenced.
- We put most of our effort into outwardly visible aspects of our life: our accomplishments, our image, our career. But the thing that will most impact how others experience us will be something nobody else can see: the hidden inner work.
- The hidden inner work is the work we do to nurture and cultivate our inner life. It includes:
- Our spiritual life.
- Work we do toward healing and emotional maturity.
- Facing our grief and loss.
- Understanding the source of our anger.
- Learning how to be present
- Read the book that impacted me so deeply:
- Emotional Healthy Spirituality, by Pete Scazerro
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