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Hello Recovery

Hello, Recovery, my old friend.  It’s good to see you again. It’s been three years since we were together. I lost you and my way in life for those three years. The first time ...

Two Kinds of Mistakes

There is the mistake of overdoing the defense of the status quo, the error of investing too much time and energy in keeping things as they are. And then there is the mistake made while ...

Happiness

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

How Important You Are …

Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. You are the Light for yourself and others.

“What To Do When Mr. Disappointment Crashes Your Party” By Miles

On a dark night, recently, I was dismayed to greet Mr. Disappointment, who had come to call on me once again. These days, he often arrives to have a ‘party’ in my heart and mind. Accompanying ...

“Really … What Is Therapy?”

I met a new friend at Jim’s home. Sue is a lovely woman with extensive professional experience in the counseling and psychological fields. She said this to me, and it summed up ...
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Finding Peace Talking To Others

Sometimes talking with others, whether one person or a group, can create feelings of anxiety. Will they like me? What will they think? Will they judge me? Reject me? Make fun of me? The ...

I Dedicate This To You …

Here is a great quote I read everyday. I dedicate it to you and everyone who is Brave Enough to Live. “Some people are content to settle for less than what life has to offer … “Others ...

Never Need To Forgive Again

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is a characteristic of the strong. But, the “even stronger beings” do not project enemy images in the first place. Therefore they ...

Lori’s Strange Way to Keep Faith

I really like mantras, otherwise known as incantations, affirmations, beliefs or thoughts you keep thinking. Whatever they are called, here are some of my favorites. I write these on ...

Measuring Your Life

I’ve found I can’t measure my life by other people’s ability to love. I measure my life by my ability to love. I realize my life is measured, and my joy is based, ...

Which Thoughts Do You Feed?

“An old man said to his grandson, “Boy, I have two tigers caged within me. One is love and compassion. The other is fear and anger.” The young boy asked, “Which one will win, ...