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Category: Recovery

2015
15 Oct

This week God had a message for me and it was loud and clear.  Every day, words, circumstances, Bible study, posts on Facebook, everything called to mind that life’s not fair.  I grew up knowing this, happily quoting Billy Crystal’s…

8 Oct

“Control freak?  Oh yes, that’s me.  I’m here. What’s up next?  Of course, we’re going here, doing this.  The game plan is set, any potential hazards and delays anticipated.” ______________________________________________________ Control ruled my life.  If I could control circumstances…

1 Oct

I was angry. Really angry, and I prayed, “Jesus, take this anger out of my heart. He didn’t do it on purpose, but all the same, I am angry that he would put me in this position.” Last weekend…

24 Sep

The topic of being over-scheduled has come up a bunch of times over the past few days.  It’s hard to miss in a culture of people on-the-go.  I read a post about someone working to declutter their schedule and thought…

18 Sep

I love Idina Menzel.  I love Frozen.  I love singing, “Let it GOOOOOOO, let it GOOOOOOO!!!” I love that song even more now because I really did follow Queen Elsa’s advice (if you somehow missed the whole Frozen phenomenon…

10 Sep

The ebb and flow of entrepreneurship.  Launching something that’s not guaranteed to succeed but you feel it in your bones that it’s what you’re meant to do.  I’m living it, battling it, embracing it, freaking-out about it and loving…

3 Sep

Amazing Grace was played in church the Sunday after I re-launched this site, sharing my big secret with everyone. If you think I had a dry eye as we all rose to our feet, singing perhaps one of the…

27 Aug

Based on last Friday’s post, I was planning on writing about “Feeling God’s Love.”  I was going to write about a book my therapist gave me that opened my mind up to the idea that we all connect with…

20 Aug

In the midst of addiction, it was hard to answer the question, “Why am I such a mess?  My life is good.  I have it SO good.  Good family, people who love me, a good job, a nice house, two…

7 Aug

Need a good ol’ fashioned dance party? Turn up the speakers and queue the Night at the Roxbury guys.  …and 90s dance break! Man, that’s a weird video! I have no clue how this one ended up in my…

30 Jul

We sat around my in-laws’ dinner table, sipping coffee and sampling my latest baking experiment.  The discussion meandered around to the topic of marathoning.  My father-in-law, a talented poet, dug out some limericks, penned after several notable races, including…

23 Jul

The inspiration to launch this new site came in the month of May.  I started working on it in June.  I launched it July 4th.  The month of June was like a mental roller coaster.  There were moments when…

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