from the pages of Patrick's
Personal Spiritual Journal
It’s just so critical
Received a professor’s criticism of my thesis and it produced
anxiety for me. What if he doesn’t approve of me?
Halfway through I acknowledged the anxiety and embraced it as constructive
Criticism can be constructive or flatly rejected
What is in me that prefers to flatly reject it?
When I should prefer self analysis
Upon analyzing my self recently, I’ve found:
Strong and arbitrary judgment of strangers
A fear of appearing to be a failure
I’ve made progress on the second, but the first is very innate.
Patrick is Routine Revelation. These are entries from his personal spiritual journal. Most entries were written several years before they were published. For more on Rev. Riecke, click here.