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
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
Problems Choose the positive. You have choice, you are master of your attitude, choose the positive, the constructive. Optimism is a faith that leads to success.Bruce Lee It is often more important to go with a problem rather than to go against it. If we want to take more responsibility for our actions, feelings, thoughts, … Continue reading Problems
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
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
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 you do now, has an effect.
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.