Beauty is Skin Deep

“Beauty is only skin deep”, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” ~Unknown I dedicate this one to the Hurricane Harvey victims. Idioms, quotes, and sayings like this are told to us over and over throughout our lives. They mean that physical beauty is superficial and it is not as important as a person’s… Continue reading Beauty is Skin Deep

Death Of An Addict

Written April 9, 2017(edited Aug 30, 2017) In memory of Mike and Heather I’d like to take a few moments of your time if I may. Some of you know me, some of you don’t, and some of you who do know me…well, you don’t know me that well. I am a grateful recovering addict.… Continue reading Death Of An Addict

My Story

Written August, 2015(edited 2016, 2017) In light of the drug epidemic that has swept the country, and the world, I wanted to share this. I don’t think that one area of the world is worse than another because the loss of any life is always bad, especially young life. I write this in no way… Continue reading My Story

“Who Is An Addict?”

You may be wondering why I am writing again about addiction. It’s my hope that when I write about addiction I can bring a little more awareness to this disease. There is a lot of stigma attached to it. Maybe what I share will give the addict reading this that hope shot they need to… Continue reading “Who Is An Addict?”

Diversity in America

“Non-cooperation with evil is a sacred duty.”  ~Mahatma Gandhi “The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.” ~Unknown “The reason ‘X’ happened is because of white privilege.” “‘Y’ happened to JQ Citizen because they’re a ____(fill in the blank with some negative “ist” word)”. “All white people should be deported.” “Display ‘X’… Continue reading Diversity in America

Hope

“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.” ~Anne Lamott. Some time ago while I was working on rebuilding myself, I was given a list of vocabulary words related to rebuilding myself. I knew the meanings of these… Continue reading Hope

Another Little Nut

Written August 7, 2015(650 words) “The Greatest Oak was once a Little Nut who held its ground.” Buddhist Proverb My Higher Power definitely works in mysterious ways. He doesn’t give me what I want when I want it, but he does give me what I need just exactly and only when I need it. And… Continue reading Another Little Nut