Monthly: December 2017

Gratitude

December 31, 2017

We learn the magical lesson that making the most of what we have turns it into more. — CODEPENDENT NO MORE Say thank you, until you mean it. Thank God,…

Stay in the game

December 30, 2017

And it came to pass. . . . — The Bible We can’t always be sure that things will always work out, but we will always have the strength to…

Letting Go of What We Want

December 29, 2017

For those of us who have survived by controlling and surrendering, letting go may not come easily. — BEYOND CODEPENDENCY In recovery, we learn that it is important to identify…

Trust that feeling

December 28, 2017

“Let’s turn here,” he said, turning down a short road. We had been looking for a new restaurant to try, and lately they had all been disappointments. The sign at…

Accepting Powerlessness

December 27, 2017

Since I’ve been a child, I’ve been in an antagonistic relationship with an important emotional part of myself: my feelings. I have consistently tried to either ignore, repress, or force…

Let your intuition help guide you

December 26, 2017

Paying very close attention to your intuition is perhaps the most important rule of all. — Lynn Hill For many years, I used intuitive or spiritual guidance only in times…

Have Some Fun

December 25, 2017

Have some fun. Loosen up a bit. Enjoy life! We do not have to be so somber and serious. We do not have to be so reflective, so critical, so…

Turn the switch on

December 24, 2017

Many of us have turned off our intuition switch, our sense of knowing the truth. We may have turned it off when we were children, because our parents lied to…

Fear

December 23, 2017

One day, I decided to try something new. I took my ten-year-old son out on the St. Croix River on a Waverunner. A Waverunner is a small boating vehicle resembling…

Say how it feels intuitively

December 22, 2017

The first time intuition clonked me over the head is a story I’ve told many times in my writing. I was in treatment for chemical dependency at the time; I…