Decision If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.Seneca Are we really making sound decisions or are they being made for us? Each decision we make is an important decision. Some may seem small at the time, but the reality is that they add upon one another to become … Continue reading Decision
Listen What can affectionate listening in (300) Three Hundred Seconds do? People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost. -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. The human mind processes information faster than we can talk. This is useful for the instinctual intellectual mind for … Continue reading Listen
Yawn at Anger Anger defined is a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility. Living in today’s interconnected information world, there are countless opportunities to feed from the buffet of delightful entities, persons and media to generate this emotion. How important is your mental wellness? When we view the word anger, it is part of … Continue reading Anger
The unifying principle is consistency of integrating thought-feeling. This integration is evident in the congruence of integral character of those who are being restored in their right mind. Obviously, right or wrong is subjective and rules of behavior vary, but one thing that is constant is sense or nonsense. Nature abhors a vacuum and is … Continue reading Integrate
the Way to Freedom Open Road When I thought that the road has cleared and could not generate new natural laws for the universe, I sensed the Way. But the Way is not just about things happening at a cosmic level. At the most mundane level of my everyday life, new situations emerge constantly and … Continue reading FREE-WAY
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.Carl Gustav Jung Humility is self worth based in wholeness and fulfillment. Humility is the acceptance of myself and my shortcomings. I used to live two different lives, which forced my insides to be in conflict with my outsides. Until I … Continue reading Humility
What's most Important to you? (Values) a person's principles or standards of behavior; one's judgment of what is important in life. The real value of anything depends on viewpoint. Your viewpoint is based in your perspective, which is magnification of perception. We receive what we focus on. In the final analysis, most of what I … Continue reading Values
Why, Why? The starting point of all achievement is desire. Desire blended with faith constitute the building blocks of material reality. Backed by this force is the conscious decision of Why? A powerful enough reason(s) for any action will propel the idea forward with a forceful velocity needed to materialize in the time sequence necessary … Continue reading Power of Why
Doubt is defined as a feeling of uncertainty, or lack of conviction. To understand an emotion or state of mind everyone has experienced, maybe it’s necessary to comprehend doubts opposite? Faith, courage, perseverance, determination are all values or qualities that make sense. Doubt does serve a useful purpose, right? Well, let’s explore what happens when … Continue reading Doubt
Spontaneous Despair Letting the devil know your plans and intentions is the first step to defeat. You must sly the devil, because the ultimate devil is you. When the ego decides before it acts, this creates a hesitation, misfire, or in archery terms, “sin’ - which means missing the mark. When I became so desperate … Continue reading Addiction
Trust Trust is a measured degree of faith. Both are intertwined in a bond that is strengthened or weakened by the level of commitment or integrity of its structure. This structure is created and established in the mind of conscious thought. It is pure creativity. However deep your belief or conviction of faith will determine … Continue reading Trust
Adversity Adversity is a facet of life. It is universal and impartial. A time of difficulty. A time of distress. A time of misery. A time of suffering, or loss. It’s hard to describe and share struggling with others. Its very personal. There is no escaping adversity, but there is a useful way to respond … Continue reading Adversity
BELIEF- THE BASIS OF ACTION Believing is Seeing Belief is an important word in the teachings of the wise, and it figures prominently in all religions. In the Christians tradition, for example a certain kind of belief is necessary to experience salvation or re-birth; and the Buddah taught that accessing one’s beliefs is the first … Continue reading Belief
In the gap is your freedom.
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metanoia Metanoia An Ancient Greek Word that really cannot be distilled into one word. It means more than transformation or change of heart. It means to think beyond your thinking. To think in a new way that is much closer than some far out vision out in the distance. This responsibility must begin with you. … Continue reading Metanoia
What you do now, has an effect.
Where My Recovery Starts An Honest Examination of my Shadow In genuine recovery it is essential to take a self moral inventory of your strengths and weaknesses in order to move forward towards acceptance and forgiveness. Accepting myself and forgiving myself are tall orders when operating with a low self esteem as a result of … Continue reading Awareness
What Meaning Do I Choose? My search for meaning is the source of success or failure. Understanding, perception, and past experience shape my decisions. These decisions affect my attitudes which in turn determine what kinds of results I experience. Now, it is difficult to comprehend that circumstances outside of me do not determine the experience … Continue reading Meaning
It all starts Now. In Genuine Recovery, my sobriety time is the ever-present realization that I do not drink today. Longevity is a future and past concept — it doesn’t exist. There is no such thing as tomorrow or yesterday. There never will be because time is always happening now. I find there is only present, … Continue reading Time
What you choose, you are willing.