Written June 15, 2017 “Forgiving is not forgetting. It’s letting go of the hurt.” ~Mary McLeod Bethune There will be times in our lives when we are either hurt by someone or we are the ones causing the hurt to others in our lives. Often, when we are hurt, we play the events over and… Continue reading Forgiveness

The Hippocratic Oath

Written January 12, 2017(edited June 2017) ***Warning!! ***   If your are reading this, you will soon see that I’m not feeling very spiritual today. I fear this will be more of a rant than my usual uplifting or positive messages. This topic has been affecting my life in numerous ways. It has affected my ability… Continue reading The Hippocratic Oath


Written June 4, 2017 “If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.” — Fred Rogers “Get away from the… Continue reading Depression

The Ends Are Always The Same…Part 2

Written May 30, 2017 Part 2 As an addict who was early in recovery, I wanted to learn all that I could about addiction. I talked to other addicts, scoured the internet, read literature and watched tv programs. I found that talking with other addicts in depth about how their disease affected them taught me… Continue reading The Ends Are Always The Same…Part 2

“The Ends Are Always The Same…”(Part 1)

Written May 30, 2017 Part 1 If you’ve read many of my posts, you may remember that I am an addict. I’m a gratefully recovering addict. Over the years I’ve been blessed with the passion for helping others to get better from any number of ailments. This passion has lead me to right here, right… Continue reading “The Ends Are Always The Same…”(Part 1)

“This Is The Life”  by Dream Theatre

Written May 29, 2017 For anyone who hasn’t read a lot of my posts, I love music. Sometimes it’s the rhythm of the song that draws me in and sometimes it’s the lyrics. And then there are songs that draw me in with rhythm, lyrics and the singer’s voice. When I heard the song “This… Continue reading “This Is The Life”  by Dream Theatre


Written May 15, 2016(edited 2017 “Acceptance is the answer to ALL my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing or situation – some fact of my life – unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing or situation as… Continue reading Acceptance