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Making Decisions
Friday, March 03, 2017      2 comments

The mind is a baby giant who, more provident in the cradle than he knows, has hurled his paths in life all round ahead of him, like playthings.... --Robert Frost Sometimes we are bewildered by the options open to us. We feel we have no way of k... Read more
Smart Feet
Monday, February 20, 2017      5 comments

Bring the body, and the mind will follow. --Saying heard in meetings Newcomer What do people in recovery mean when they say they have "smart feet"? Sponsor In recovery, we develop daily habits that we don't question: the habit of attending m... Read more
Let Go of Old Behavior
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      4 comments

To stop behaving in a certain way is to risk the unfamiliar. --Jan Lloyd Old patterns grip us so tightly! Even when the behavior pinches us painfully, we are loathe to give it up. Its familiarity makes it tolerable, knowable, somewhat man... Read more
My Decisions
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      3 comments

No decision has to bind us forever. Most of us are no longer sure what we want to be doing a year or even a month from now. When we are called upon to make decisions, any decision that commits us to a certain path in the future, we shudder.... Read more
Intuition
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      4 comments

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way. --Florence Scovel Shinn Should we make this move? Should we change jobs? Should we talk to others about our feelings? We are seldom short on prayers when we... Read more
Intuition
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      3 comments

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way. --Florence Scovel Shinn Should we make this move? Should we change jobs? Should we talk to others about our feelings? We are seldom short on prayers when we... Read more
Life is Precious!
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      3 comments

May you live all the days of your life. --Jonathan Swift Indeed life is much like a game - both a deadly serious one and one that demands laughter, relaxation, and the ability to play. Either way, life demands attention. There is muc... Read more
Fear lies
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      4 comments

Fear Whispers and Says Don't Move See there's this thing about Fear. Fear is a liar. Not just a fibber, not just a bender of truth, not a marketer in a Seth Godin book. But a full blown liar. Fear doesn't have its fingers crossed behind its bac... Read more
Fear of Change
Monday, December 12, 2016      3 comments

Life is a series of changes, both large and small. Although we may know and accept this fact intellectually, chances are that our initial emotional reaction to change is fear. For some reason, we assume that each and every change is going to h... Read more
Gratitude
Thursday, December 08, 2016      5 comments

Gratitude is the streetcar to a better attitude.... Read more
Denial
Monday, November 28, 2016      6 comments

Is not a river in Egypt. It is a state of mind. I stopped weighing myself. I haven't been consistent with logging food. I have been skipping workouts. Denial - tomorrow I'll do better. One won't hurt. 20 pounds later my clothes won't fit. To... Read more
Today
Friday, November 25, 2016      2 comments

Today, I will try to be clear and healthy in my apologies, taking responsibility for my actions and nobody else's. God, help me figure out what I need to apologize for and what is not my responsibility.... Read more
Today is a sad day
Saturday, November 19, 2016      15 comments

Today we lay to rest my incredible nephew. He drowned last Saturday. Rest In Peace Jacob Darby Lewis. ... Read more
Thought for Today
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      7 comments

We find that as we become more centered within the Higher Power part of us, our ego becomes less real, less threatening, less compelling. --Jerry Hirshfield It's a struggle at times for us to remember that our Higher Power never moves awa... Read more
Rest In Peace
Sunday, November 13, 2016      11 comments

This is so true. My nephew, age 21, went swimming yesterday. He dove in and never resurfaced. He aspired to preach. He was a crossfit competit... Read more

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