Daily Meditations

Buddhist Monk in Mountains

Experience your life

May 16, 2018

As soon as you say, “I want to change”—make a program— a counter-force is created that prevents you from change. Changes are taking place by themselves. If you go deeper…

Spontaneity

May 15, 2018

In recovery, we’re learning to let ourselves go! We’re learning to be spontaneous. Spontaneity may frighten some of us. We may be afraid of the loss of control involved with…

What do you expect?

May 14, 2018

The key to life and power is simple. It’s knowing who we are. It’s knowing what we think, what we feel, what we believe, what we know, and even what…

Apologies

May 13, 2018

Sometimes, we act in a manner with which we are less than comfortable. That’s human. That’s why we have the words: “I’m sorry.” They heal and bridge the gap. But…

Rise to the occasion

May 12, 2018

“You should have seen me when I was younger. I was something else then.” “Just wait until I’m older and bigger. Then I’ll show you what I can do.” If…

Letting the Good Stuff Happen

May 11, 2018

Before recovery, my relationships were lousy. I didn’t do very well on my job. I was enmeshed in my dysfunctional family. But at least I knew what to expect! —…

Refresh yourself

May 10, 2018

There’s a “refresh” button you can click on the computer when you’re on-line. It makes the computer operate more efficiently. Sometimes we get a little sluggish, too. We’ve been pushing…

New Relationship Behaviors

May 09, 2018

We talk much about new relationship behaviors in recovery: allowing others to be themselves without over-reacting and taking it personally, and owning our power to take care of ourselves. We…

Let your creative self flow

May 08, 2018

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. — Joseph Chilton Pearce  Creativity isn’t just something we do. Being creative doesn’t mean just drawing pictures,…

Revenge

May 07, 2018

No matter how long we’ve been recovering, no matter how solid our spiritual ground, we may still feel an overwhelming desire at times to punish, or get even, with another…