Monthly: December 2018

Colors – Day 1

December 31, 2018

Imagine a world in black and white, maybe gray. Boring, isn’t it? But some of us want our emotional lives to be like that. A friend told me about a…

Clear Thinking

December 30, 2018

Strive for clear thinking. Many of us have had our thinking clouded by denial. Some of us have even lost faith in ourselves because we’ve spent a degree of time…

Giving

December 28, 2018

Don’t be afraid of giving. For a while, we may need to back off from giving as we learn to discern the difference between healthy giving and caretaking, which leaves…

Create an extraordinary life

December 27, 2018

I ran into my friend one day on the street. I asked him how he was. He said not very good. But if he won the lottery—and he showed me…

God’s Will

December 26, 2018

Each day, ask God what God wants us to do today; then ask God to help. A simple request, but so profound and far-reaching it can take us anywhere we…

The Holidays

December 25, 2018

Sometimes, the holidays are filled with the joy we associate with that time of year. The season flows. Magic is in the air. Sometimes, the holidays can be difficult and…

Getting Through the Holidays

December 24, 2018

For some, the sights, signs, and smells of the holidays bring joy and a warm feeling. But, while others are joyously diving into the season, some of us are dipping…

Holiday Triggers

December 23, 2018

One year, when I was a child, my father got drunk and violent at Christmas. I had just unwrapped a present, a bottle of hand lotion, when he exploded in…

Touch and taste your life

December 22, 2018

Tonight, the sun set like a red ball over the hill to the west of the house. There’s an eclipse coming in just a few days, and the ocean knows…