The Wisdom of Tears

“If we never experience the chill of a dark winter, it is very unlikely that we will ever cherish the warmth of a bright summer’s day. Nothing stimulates our appetite for the simple joys of life more than the starvation caused by sadness or desperation. In order to complete our amazing life journey successfully, itContinue reading “The Wisdom of Tears”

Blessings of Freedom

“Simple, but not easy; a price had to be paid. It meant destruction of self-centeredness.” Alcoholics Anonymous. After having been on the spiritual path for a time, the truth became evident,the only person restricting me, shutting me off from the peace and happiness I so desperately craved, was me. Though it was a pivotal momentContinue reading “Blessings of Freedom”

Connected Inspiration

Regardless of belief, if we are honest, we have felt the inspiration he is describing. That stirring, those thoughts and feelings that well up from seemingly nowhere, often catching us by surprise. Those AHA! moments when the solution to a problem “pops” into our mind, when we look at something or someone, perhaps for theContinue reading “Connected Inspiration”

Spiritual Pizza

“Opening to the power of intention, you begin knowing that conception, birth and death are all natural aspects of the energy field of creation.” Wayne Dyer Everything is comprised of energy, everything. When dieting, people will often count calories to manage their weight. But how many know what a “calorie”really is? Well, it is aContinue reading “Spiritual Pizza”

From “Who am I” into “I Am Who”

“Faith without works is dead.” There is an eternal question we all must address: are we willing to go to any length for a Spiritual awakening? No one can answer this question for another, and it is only truly answered through our actions and regardless of path of enlightenment chosen, one of the side effectsContinue reading “From “Who am I” into “I Am Who””

Fearless, Just For Today

“One more dance along the razor’s edge finished. Almost dead yesterday, maybe dead tomorrow, but alive, gloriously alive, today.” Robert Jordan Fear is the mind killer. Fear will attempt to layer us with guilt and shame dredged from the past, while burying us with anxiety about the future. Learning to live, a day at aContinue reading “Fearless, Just For Today”

The Wisdom Of Patience

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” Saint Augustine Patience.  I recall a student saying to me years ago in all earnestness “I know I need patience, I just need it right now!” Eventually we laughed, but in the moment, he truly couldn’t see the forest for the trees.Today as never before society and our livesContinue reading “The Wisdom Of Patience”

The Right Thing and The Hard Part

“The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.” General Norman Schwarzkopf. From 25 to 30 years of age I was pretty much lost in self and a haze of intoxication. By 25 I had had a good job, owned a home, droveContinue reading “The Right Thing and The Hard Part”

Miracles Of Recovery Blueprint

Miracles Of Recovery Blueprint To address the increasing overdose death rate as well as the staggering relapse rate for individuals who have “completed” a professional program, I created Miracles Of Recovery. Having over 30 years’ experience down in the mud, the blood and the tears of addiction, both as someone in recovery and a treatmentContinue reading “Miracles Of Recovery Blueprint”

Courage Birthed

“Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace.” – Amelia Earhart.  “We can laugh at those who think spirituality the way of weakness. Paradoxically, it is the way of strength. The verdict of the ages is that faith means courage. All men of faith have courage.” Alcoholics Anonymous.  Society often honors those whoContinue reading “Courage Birthed”

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