Written November 2, 2016 “I don’t believe in God(or a Higher Power). If He REALLY existed then bad things wouldn’t happen to me or anyone and He’d stop bad things from happening.” ~A frequent statement I’ve heard Imagine something like this happening to you. You were raised in a particular religion, went thru all the… Continue reading Belief in a God??
Written November 1, 2016 “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. All of… Continue reading Hope
Written July 24, 2016 “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….” These… Continue reading A Demon Named “Addiction”
Written October 31, 2016 “The real world is where the monsters are.” ~Rick Riordan Yesterday my last definition of a monster is, “Finally a monster is also a type of disagreeable person, unpleasant person.” To expand on this meaning, I found the following in a couple other vocabulary sites. 1) a person of unnatural or… Continue reading “Monsters” Part 2
Written October 25,2016 “It is not the monsters we should be afraid of; it is the people that don’t recognize the same monsters inside of themself.” ~Shannon L. Alder. What started out originally as a short daily reading entry for a project I’m working on morphed into something much bigger than I expected. Here is… Continue reading “Monsters” Part 1
Written October 12, 2016 “Hypocrites are rather easy to recognize. They spend most of their time pointing out the flaws in others, and the rest of the time trying to flaunt their perfection.” ~Charles F. Glassman If you’re a hypocrite you show the world beliefs and opinions that are different from your real feelings or… Continue reading Hypocrites
Written September 5, 2016 Think about that last sentence. “Hate is great a burden to bear.” How do you feel when you hate someone, some place or some things? How do you feel physically, mentally, emotionally, even spiritually? Feels kinda crappy huh? Maybe your stomach is upset. You are either not hungry or you overeat.… Continue reading “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is to great a burden to bear.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr.