Letting Go

You Decide

January 31, 2017

This is an old lesson, but it bears repeating and remembering. We don’t have to let anyone control our lives, our choices, our joy. No matter how well we thought…

Choosing Positive Affirmations for Recovery

December 06, 2016

One of our choices in recovery is choosing what we want to think—using our mental energy positively. Positive mental energy, positive thinking, does not mean we think unrealistically or revert…

There’s No Shame in Being CoDependent

October 25, 2016

After learning about codependency and the behaviors involved with it, and then working on choosing different behavioral options such as detaching, letting go, feeling my emotions and setting and enforcing…

Gratitude Focus

September 27, 2016

I’ve heard it said that we never need to do anything that we won’t be given the power and strength to do. That’s true. But sometimes to get past our…

Short Blog, Long Walk

August 16, 2016

Faith is knowing there’s a light at the end of the tunnel — even if it’s turned off. Be back soon blogging away; for now, I’m crushed by paperwork. Meanwhile,…

Drain Pain

April 26, 2016

No, I don’t mean a clogged kitchen sink or a shower stall that empties slowly. I’m talking about allowing people, places and things to slowly and insidiously creep in and…

Deep Cleaning

April 12, 2016

There are two ways to clean a room or a house: surface and deep. You can straighten up piles of stuff, get rid of obvious dirt, vacuum, dust and do…