Monthly Archives: August 2016

Back To The Basics

Sometimes I need a little reminder to go back to the basics. Today was exactly one of those days where I went……..I need to start with a clean slate. I had to deal with two issues with classmates. I knew … Continue reading

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Suddenly Stopping

Lately I have found myself, leaving the self destructive behaviors of others behind me. In the wake of their self destruction, they have been trying very hard to weasel themselves back into my life like a cold sore that never … Continue reading

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What’s Your One Word?

I have decided to choose one word to focus on for the rest of the year. That one word is RESPECT. When I show others respect, I hope to be respected. One word can be a game changer. It is … Continue reading

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A Sense Of Belonging

After the addiction, there comes a sense of wanting to be normal again. You will never be normal again. Recovery does that to you. Your life will change little by little. The sense of belonging turns into a longing for … Continue reading

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Cherished Legacies

Because there is more to this life I have decided to start another blog that is a little different than this one….. Come and join me. https://cherishedlegacies.wordpress.com/2016/08/02/first-blog-post/

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The Encourager

The encourager as a happiness style is not my style. I found myself in what used to be an uncomfortable place…..A funeral home. Yesterday the words and actions of a grieving widow will stay with me for the rest of … Continue reading

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