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Why Empathy Matters to the Little Girl with No Daddy
Jan 27

Why Empathy Matters to the Little Girl with No Daddy

By Steve Austin | empathy , Parenting , relationships

“If you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” – Atticus Finch in To Kill a MockingbirdYesterday, my daughter […]

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Dec 03

Self-Compassion: What it Is & How to Get More of It

By Steve Austin | catching your breath , podcast , self-care

Poor self-compassion usually stems from a lack of self-acceptance and an excess of shame and negativity. We typically treat others well but struggle to treat ourselves the same way. But can I tell you something? You can’t genuinely treat people well if you aren’t doing the same for yourself.

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Jun 04

Why Your Humanity Matters More than Your Christianity

By Steve Austin | Ask Steve Austin , Best of Messy Grace , Current Events , faith , Messy Grace , Recovery , Religious Recovery , The Struggle With Church

In Episode 010 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, I tackle the idea that our humanity matters more than our religious labels.  More than any other episode, this one is all about messy grace. In conversation, people tend to struggle with the idea that I’m a former pastor. For them, the concept of former means I must […]

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