A good way to relieve your pain is by sharing it, and by doing that, you're acknowledging that you are feeling discomfort in your heart or soul. It takes courage to reveal how we're really feeling when we're not feeling so good.
There are real risks in trusting another enough to let your guard down, to let them see all facets of you and perhaps to even let them take care of you. The key is to not let fear stop your progress or halt you from taking action.
It is no secret that cancer in its acuteness pierced me into open living, and I've been working ever since to sanctify that open living without crisis as its trigger. But can this be done without crisis pushing us off the ledge?