Do You Remember Back 10 Years Ago When …

You weren’t where you are today? Remember what you were doing and who you were with? Remember life before kids and pets? Remember who you were when you were still in school? Are you still that person? Sort of a hard question to answer, isn’t it…? Yes, I think so. Not exactly. Sort of, butContinue reading “Do You Remember Back 10 Years Ago When …”

Wait A Minute! Why Does Fate Get To Author My Life?

So. What do we do when we realize or become aware of this internal force that’s been driving us our entire lives? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller? Do I follow this impulse, this movement inside me, or do I pull up on the reins and say, “Whoa there. Let me just think on this for aContinue reading “Wait A Minute! Why Does Fate Get To Author My Life?”

A Wild BEAST Monster!

We could look at our addiction as a monstrous and toothy beast that needs to be chained up and kept at bay. It might be helpful to recognize that people, addicted or not, are complicated and complex with multiple moving inner bits and pieces. Our addiction and our cravings and our urges and our behaviorsContinue reading “A Wild BEAST Monster!”

A Conversation …

“It wasn’t my choice to drink.” “But you did it anyway?” “Yeah.” “Well, whose choice choice was it?” “Mine. But I didn’t want to do it.” “That doesn’t seem to have anything to do with anything – does it?” “What? Not wanting to drink”” “Yes, because you went right ahead and did it anyway, didn’tContinue reading “A Conversation …”

For Those New To Sobriety~

Here’s a little something to shine the light on… I think many of us have these worn down mental pathways of thinking that reinforce ugly feelings. And once we feel these ugly feelings – they – in turn – reinforce the ugly thoughts. And we go ’round and ’round in ugly circles. What might beContinue reading “For Those New To Sobriety~”

Here Is The Big Announcement And It’s Not What You’re Thinking.

I am accepting applications for a reader/writing coach. I am NOT looking for an editor. I’ll get to that later. Right now, I am looking to hire someone to read my book, the 1st edition, and tell me what you THINK about the story – regardless what you think I might want to hear. TheContinue reading “Here Is The Big Announcement And It’s Not What You’re Thinking.”

A Cherokee Legend

An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. HeContinue reading “A Cherokee Legend”