Monthly: April 2017

An Open Mind – Day 7

April 30, 2017

Life hasn’t lost its wonder and awe. We have. If we just open our mind a little, we’ll see how magical the world can be. Prayer: Help me to stay…

An Open Mind – Day 6

April 29, 2017

If life had only happened the way I thought it would, I’d still be a drug-using junkie or dead. Gratitude Focus: Thank God there’s so much more to life than…

An Open Mind – Day 5

April 28, 2017

See for yourself. Action: Before you get out of bed in the morning, try to put all ideas you have about that day out of your mind. Then make a…

An Open Mind – Day 4

April 27, 2017

I was on a train in China with my hiking partner. The train’s departure time was delayed. We sat across a table from a man and woman who looked to…

An Open Mind – Day 3

April 26, 2017

There are so many rip-off artists and scams in the world. There’s so much that disappoints us. We get excited about someone or something, then we check it out and…

An Open Mind – Day 2

April 25, 2017

Whenever we start thinking we’ve seen, heard, or done it all, we can be assured we haven’t. Something new is just around the corner. Application: Whenever lazy thinking kicks in,…

An Open Mind – Day 1

April 24, 2017

“It was the night of my weekly recovery group,” a woman said to me. “I had to make myself attend the meeting. We had a guest speaker from out of…

Say what you did

April 23, 2017

“How do you think it went?” Rob, my flight instructor asked me after my one-hour flying lesson. I was used to this part of the drill by now. After a…

Anger at Family Members

April 22, 2017

Many of us have anger toward certain members of our family. Some of us have much anger and rage—anger that seems to go on year after year. For many of…