Tag - recovery

29
Nov

Me and My Folks

I’m with my parents this Thanksgiving.  It’s just me this year.  Since there are five of us, you never know what combination of the clan will land.  But this year I am flying solo with them. One of the great blessings of my adulthood has been that I still have them.  I’ve gotten to know …

8
Nov

Puppy Love

For this week’s Spiritual Friday, I thought I would share something that has turned out to be one of the best parts of my life. I guess that is how it goes, isn’t it? The craziest things are usually great things. I am referring to my shelter dog Mandy, of course! Mandy has the sweetness …

26
Oct

“Holding It Lightly”

One of my dearest friends used to urge me to “hold it lightly.”  I would often hang up from our talks wondering exactly what she meant – what holding it lightly looked and felt like.   I think I understand now. It’s simple really.  Holding on tightly crushes, chokes the air out, stifles.  It is …

26
Oct

FALLING IN LOVE…

A few Sunday mornings ago I was standing at my dresser, staring at my perfume, and I decided to fall in love with my life.  Yes.  No melodrama, no drama – just fall, straight on in –accepting all that my life was, has been lately, and is now. I made this decision because I was …