I’ve been Busy

I’ll soon be back to my tour through the principles I have aspired to incorporate into my being. In the meantime, I have been moving getting settled and working. I do landscape maintenance, which I am loving for a number of reasons. Number one on the list is that it’s outside. Two it is service orientedContinue reading “I’ve been Busy”

Love

Continuing with my venture into describing principles acquired, developed, learned, what have you, recovering from addiction. It is my assertion that the 12 steps and the order they are in, are divinely inspired. All of the previous steps and principles are needed to make progress to the next. So we’re at step 8. Made a list of allContinue reading “Love”

6,741 days, one at a time.

This is a totally random choice to feature this achievement, of which I can take little of the credit. I have followed the path of many before, who by sharing their experience, have managed to make it through a day without the use of substances to impair themselves in order to relieve  The Longing  

Right Sized

On the brink of May 2017, I am continuing to share my experience with spiritual principals learned and incorporated into my life as the result of following the program of recovery from alcoholism. The 12 steps in Alcoholics Anonymous. Today we’re at step seven, “Humbly asked Him, to remove our shortcomings.” The principle behind this one is Humility.Continue reading “Right Sized”

Just Stop!

What have we here? Is it the most beautiful, appealing, attractive thing I have seen and must do what I can to possess it. Or, perhaps it is repulsive, ugly, frightening and I must give this a wide berth, look away maybe pretend I never encountered it. I have to stop and consider, that I amContinue reading “Just Stop!”

Harmony

via Daily Prompt: Harmony Harmony, In this moment of using the daily prompt. Harmony is working together toward a common objective. A duet singing simultaneously and the name of a town I have been to on many occasions Harmony, MN Sometimes for me, harmony can just be responding with love in a crucial interaction and that justContinue reading “Harmony”

Blue Sky Tag

Thank you, Joss, for sending this my way. Well not really, I was hoping to avoid such things as awards and tags. Alas, as it so often goes in my life, that which I would least like to deal with, smacks me in the face. There are Rules. Terrific. Give 11 questions Tag as many as youContinue reading “Blue Sky Tag”

How does that lead to Integrity?

Welcome, if you’ve not been following along on our trip, investigating the spiritual principles behind working the steps found in the 12 Steps, primarily from the book Alcoholics Anonymous So here we are at Step 5 Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being, the exact nature of our wrongs. I am not going to talkContinue reading “How does that lead to Integrity?”

Courage

Courage is defined as noun: the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery I’ll take this definition a step further. As the quality within to take action in spite of fear. Why? you may wonder, do I need to be courageous. As I am progressing through my endeavorContinue reading “Courage”

I’m in trouble!

I have mentioned before, how important it is for me to read other’s blogs. In fact, I noticed how few views I get when I happen to be too busy to do my reading. As soon as I was able to get back to reading my followings and liking their posts, viewership increased dramatically. Here’s myContinue reading “I’m in trouble!”

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