Have You Forgotten What Matters Most?

If so, don’t worry. At A Wish Come Clear, we help each other to remember.

Maybe you’re feeling lost and stressed out, stuck in an “I’m not good enough” shame spiral. Maybe you’re tired of the pressure, afraid that something is about to go wrong (and that it will be your fault). Maybe you’re going a little crazy trying to please everybody, wishing that you had permission to just be yourself.

If you can relate, you’ve come to the right place. Here, we practice choosing love, losing fear, and finding home … home within ourselves, and home with one another.

Join us on the journey, and receive three free books designed to bring you back to what matters most.

Solemn No Spam Vow: I promise never to share your email.


What If You Refused to Stop Walking Homeward?

Let’s just be blunt: the last week has been hard.

On behalf of us all, I’d like a cosmic refund. I’d like a do-over, our money back, and some free dessert for the table, please.

Here in the McGraw house, multiple projects stalled, and I felt adrift and unsure. Then the feral cats chose our yard as the new kitty hot spot, leading to a flea infestation. Every time I stepped outside I received new bites, and I’m allergic to them. (Thank God for antihistamines.)

Then I received some disappointing personal news. And after that I heard about the Oregon shooting and dropped into a sea of collective grief. What could anyone say in the face of terrible violence?

Continue reading

Wanting to Leave is Enough

Let me guess: it used to be good.

That job, that relationship, that volunteer position … whatever it was, it started out fine. But over time, things changed. Or maybe you did.

Either way, you’ve got a secret: now, you want to leave. Continue reading

Stop Believing Shame’s Lies (and a Giveaway to Help!)

There’s a lie that you and I both believe, and it’s sneaky.

Here’s how it happens: first, you start struggling with feelings of shame. Maybe you made a comment that you wish that you hadn’t, or you looked in the mirror and realized that you’re out of shape.

Shame engulfs you like one of J.K. Rowling’s Dementors, those terrifying wraiths that drain happiness. Soon you’re locked in what author and researcher Brené Brown calls a “shame spiral”.

Continue reading