“I Believe…”

Written August 1, 2015(edited 2017) “I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other. Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life – whoever you are, whatever our differences.” ~John Denver…How true. Thank you for the gifts you have brought me…Much love… ~Doug I stumbled on… Continue reading “I Believe…”

The Circus

“You can get the monkey off your back, but the circus never leaves town.” ~Anne Lamott I’m sure there may be at least a handful of you who’ve heard this saying. Or perhaps you’ve heard someone say, “I’ve got a monkey on my back”. For those who don’t know, it refers to a problem or… Continue reading The Circus

A Demon Named “Addiction”

Written August 23, 2016(edited 2017) “Only people who are dirty and homeless are addicts.” “I’ve got bachelors degree in….. and a job doing…. I’ll never be a crack head.” “Why can’t you just stop getting high you junkie.” “My child is a good kid who was raised with good morals and values. He/She would never….”… Continue reading A Demon Named “Addiction”


I’m going to switch gears a little bit. A social media friend posts daily readings from  a book called “Say Yes to Your Spirit” by Leo Booth. Every so often he posts ones that strike a chord with me. I thought I’d use the more powerful ones to spread some experience, strength and hope with… Continue reading Anger

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

If You Love Someone, Tell Them…

Written June 1, 2017 “If you love someone tell them because hearts are often broken by words left unspoken.” ~Pamela Daranjo Have you ever been in a relationship of any kind(family, friend, lover etc) and you get into a fight then each of you go your separate ways? Or worse, that person passes away? After… Continue reading If You Love Someone, Tell Them…

“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)