Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Upside of the Downside

We all hate loss, of any kind. None of us would choose to lose our money, possessions health, a job, a loved one, our youth, a beloved pet, our reputation, a business, our zest for living, a marriage, a friend. Yet, sooner or later, we all will. It is an...
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Unfulfilled Dreams

Last evening a friend of mine sent me a link to an article about unfulfilled dreams. It was a great article. I will provide the link at the end of this post. It got me to thinking about my own yet unfulfilled hopes and dreams and the ones I let...
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READY, SET, GROW!

Just after someone quits drinking or drugging there is a tendency to want instant sobriety. You might well reason that you can be instantly sober. You just have to stop drinking or using drugs, right? Well, stopping the use of drugs or alcohol is certainly the first step toward sobriety...
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Time To Heal

We have all been hurt or wounded in some way. Maybe if you are reading this you are hurting in some way right now. Or, maybe you have just gotten over something that hurt you. If not, I’ll wager you can recall something from your past that may have hurt...
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The gift of grace.

I have always been moved by this word, grace. I think it is the most noble, beautiful, generous and compassionate attribute one can possess. When you see someone give the gift of grace, or display graciousness in their actions, it is something that you will instantly recognize, or should. Even...
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