Strength

STRENGTH Human strength is not force or power of will. That is the capacity for exertion or endurance of force or power. True strength is spiritual. Spiritual strength is stillness of mind-heart. Calmness. A presence. “Be like the promontory against which the waves continually break, yet it stands firm and tames the fury of the … Continue reading Strength

Anger

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

Integrate

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

Humility

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

Power of Why

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

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

Adversity

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

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

Metanoia

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

Awareness

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