Category Archives: Random thoughts

Nothing In Life Comes Easy

The following entry was written in 2008 in a notebook I just found…… Nothing in life comes easy. There has to be some pain in life so that you may have compassion for others just like you. This is just … Continue reading

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An Uncomfortable Feeling

I recently signed up for a Celebrate Recovery meeting. What transpired next totally blew the rules of anonymity. A mass email was sent out with everyone’s name on it. Not good. I felt uncomfortable reading my name on the email … Continue reading

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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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Launching Happiness Into Our Lives

Living a life of happiness may be hard for those in recovery. For the past month I have been exploring the concept of happiness in my life. There have been ups and downs in my life. I have been mainly … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Being

The joy of being……human. I can honestly say that my addiction has sapped all the joy out of my life. Having peace and joy in life can be difficult. Finding joy after addiction can be difficult. Take each moment one … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Being

The gift of being…….human. I love to people watch. Lately I have not liked ¬†what I have been seeing and experiencing. Last month I had a college student tell me “I am not like that.” She then proceeded to act … Continue reading

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Message To Father God

Today I will embark on a new journey of healing. No words can describe what this day means to me. It means moving on beyond past hurts, habits, and hangups. It means that I am worthy to live a new … Continue reading

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