The Vision and Journey

I want to share my vision with you, my reading family and fellowship group. Back several years ago, as my family was coming apart, I would attend church and bible studies weekly, and come home feeling worse than when I left. Jesus had been a part of my life since I was 8 years old.… Continue reading The Vision and Journey

To the Point…

So, this blog has been about a lot of things. Certainly the main theme has been recovery and the principles of good mental, emotional, spiritual and even physical health. I like to believe that another main theme is truth. Good, not so great and even ugly, still, I strive for transparency and truthfulness in my… Continue reading To the Point…

Sugarless Tuesday

Today was the perfect definition of a fall day. Blowing crisp leaves, partly sunny skies, temps in the upper 50's. It was a day to enjoy the outdoors so that's just what we did. Today was also a "no sugar" day. So not exactly a fun day, as I really want to enjoy a treat,… Continue reading Sugarless Tuesday

Friday’s Goals

I was given some lovely cut flowers a couple weeks back, and looking at them today, I am starting to think they have come to the next stage in their life cycle...that is, to become compost for other living things. The evidence is there; crispy petals, wilted leaves, and a slight swampy odor. It makes… Continue reading Friday’s Goals

Late write

Sometimes, you just have to write. I cannot sleep, so out it must come. As a card-carrying codependent, I struggle with the notion of taking on what is not mine to manage. Seeing a far-off circus with monkeys and elephants and chasing after it, thinking I need to somehow manage that. My word picture right… Continue reading Late write

Recovery paths and corners…

I love to judge how my life and my recovery are going by how smoothly things are in my life. How sweetly things proceed along in my day-to-day rhythm of being. No conflict, no upset of any kind, and I get the feeling that I am doing it all right, and that things will remain… Continue reading Recovery paths and corners…