Monthly: August 2017

Responsibility

August 21, 2017

Self-care means taking responsibility for ourselves. Taking responsibility for ourselves includes assuming our true responsibilities to others. Sometimes, when we begin recovery, we’re worn down from feeling responsible for so…

Blessings – Day 7

August 20, 2017

Just ask for blessings. Extend blessings toward others. Then leave the details of the blessings—the how, when, and where—to God. It won’t take long before we see how well blessings…

Blessings – Day 6

August 19, 2017

I walked into the Sanctuario de Chimayo, a small chapel in Chimayo, New Mexico, known throughout the world for its healing powers. When I walked through the front door, a…

Blessings – Day 5

August 18, 2017

Action: Ask God to bless your enemies, people you’re envious of, people you’re angry with, people you’re concerned about, people you love. Use their names when you say the blessing.…

Blessings – Day 4

August 17, 2017

“What were you looking for on that quest?” someone asked me about the two trips I had taken to China and Tibet to climb and visit five holy mountains. “I’m…

Blessings – Day 3

August 16, 2017

It can be tough to stop resenting someone. It takes a deliberate decision—an oomph—to turn our thinking around. For starters, it can be helpful to remember that those around us…

Herpes is Forever

August 15, 2017

By S. Levin I hate Herpes. The name reminds me of something dirty and grimy. Herpes reminds me of crabs, spiders, and locusts. I don’t like anything about it. It’s…

Blessings – Day 2

August 15, 2017

Many people agree that thoughts are a form of prayer. Application: Whenever we find ourselves thinking negative thoughts about someone in our lives, it’s time to change our intentions toward…

Blessings – Day 1

August 14, 2017

I was out with a married couple for dinner, when the husband sneezed. “God bless you,” I said. He sneezed again. “Bless you,” I said. Then he sneezed again and…

Manifest your life

August 13, 2017

Today, try this activity: Go down to the local hardware store and buy a patio stone. Get one of the nice flat round ones, one that will fit into your…