From Judgment to Compassion — Freeing Our Most Vulnerable From Shame

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The other day I was helping out a young friend of mine with the most recent adult task he needed to learn on the fly. It’s something I’ve been doing a lot this summer, since his mother died in June. My young friend, let’s call him Sam, is only eighteen, but I’ve known him since he was six. He’s incredibly mature and wise for his years, but still, losing your mother and…