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”

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”

What is wrong with this picture?

What was I thinking? I’m talking about the blatant disregard for my own and others safety. In the description of what it was like, in my last post, It’s Payday! Ah the mind of a budding addict. I was craving a feeling of connection. I had a vast hole, or it felt like one, in my being. SomethingContinue reading “What is wrong with this picture?”

Honesty

Continuing my endeavor into principles that I somehow failed to integrate as I grew up. If any have any questions about that, just start from my first post and that should explain a lot. My guess though is that most get it. So I’ve subjected myself to enough emotional anguish and despair that I haveContinue reading “Honesty”

Surrender

Hello, freaks! With my tongue planted firmly, where it belongs. When I hold on, I’m left with nothing. If I let go everything is possible On this glorious Palm Sunday morning, I am embarking on a trek through some principles I have embraced, due mostly, to the idea I was in control and knew exactly whatContinue reading “Surrender”

She led me to where I refused to go

Taking one step at a time, paying better attention than I ever have, the path chosen for me from before time. I am not on a typical hard fought rocky road to success by conventional standards, I have no interest in that. I want to help, aside from what I can remember of smoking aContinue reading “She led me to where I refused to go”

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