Posted by Larry Hoover on November 29, 2005, at 17:15:18
In reply to Unresolved. » Larry Hoover, posted by ClearSkies on November 28, 2005, at 20:05:23
> So when I wanted to be able to give you unconditional support, I could not figure out how to do it safely. I felt like a wimp for not knowing what to say, or who to say it to.
Collateral victim. I'm sorry you felt disempowered.
> How about I am grateful that you have returned, and that I hope we can continue to give each other the understanding and compassion that we all deserve?
Yes, let us do that. Let it be resolved that understanding and compassion have reign over this place.
> I do know that at a critical point, the block becomes ALL about the pain.
Powerlessness of one party is not conducive to mutual growth.
> Being misunderstood, or misinterpreted, or not being able to express ourselves in exactly the way we'd like. Sometimes, we just want our voices to be heard. I think that when a block robs us of that ability, it's truly tragic.
> I can't imagine when rubbing salt in a wound ever did any good, but that's effectively what blocking does. You're hurting, and on top of that, you're silenced.
The verdict comes before the trial.
My wound will never heal.
> tender hugs,
Thank you for your eloquence, your heart, and your hug.