A Better Life

I was talking to a friend a while back about Letting Go. She still harbors some anger toward her ex-husband, so I offered assistance. She said, “I’m not sure I wanna let go! Sometimes I use it as fuel to get stuff done.” At first I laughed, but afterwards, I could relate. The quote below… Continue reading A Better Life

A Teflon Umbrella

Nobody enjoys storms. The one thing I know about storms is, we are a better person afterwards. You won’t be the same person who walked in. I barely remember my storms. What caused them and how I survived. It’s kinda like childbirth where you don’t remember the pain, because you’re left holding the most precious… Continue reading A Teflon Umbrella

A Better Way To Live~Day 7

One week ago, I celebrated 16 years of sobriety. The first thing I do each morning is to thank God for waking me up sober. Each day is truly a gift, and waking up without a hangover, is an absolute miracle. Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always… Continue reading A Better Way To Live~Day 7

A Better Way To Live~Day 6

This took a long time to learn. Let your actions always speak for you, but be forever on guard against the terrible traps of false pride and conceit that can halt your progress. The next time you are tempted to boast, just place your fist in a full pail of water, and when you remove… Continue reading A Better Way To Live~Day 6

A Better Way to Live~Day 4

I was sitting in my home office, gazing out the window, contemplating my business for the day. My 15-year-old daughter being 5 at that time, came running around the corner and hurried out the front door. Reaching the sidewalk she started skipping toward her friend’s house next door. She spotted me at the window and… Continue reading A Better Way to Live~Day 4

A Better Way To Live~Day 3

Sitting at my desk looking out the window at the pier, thinking…”It looks cold out there.” I remember standing on that pier over a year ago, in the cold, crying and begging God to help me. To wrap His loving arms around me and just hold me. That was last fall, and this is a… Continue reading A Better Way To Live~Day 3