Expectations and emotional baggage made the issue inevitable….
If I was afraid things were going to get drastically worse for me…
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The very churning of my gut and lack of ability to feel any deep peace are the stereo alarms of my body and heart.
…another opportunity to grow, to become loving and humble like Henry, my dog.
Who’s in the drivers’ seat?
Nearly any day contains prime resentment opportunities.
as soon as you’re ripe, you rot! There’s a lot of ripe ones out there…
The truth will set you free, to the extent that you recognize it and cooperate with it.
Mary Johnson befriended the man who murdered her only son and then invited him to come live next door
What was the last critical statement that bothered you?
I remember the movie and I remember the incredibly sad scene where Jenny lies dying in the hospital. Then the encounter with Oliver and his father where he quotes Jenny and says, Love means never having to say you’re sorry. Does it?
I was focusing on the problem, not the solution.
What I wanted was for God to solve my unhappiness. When that didn’t happen I did a number of things that made me feel worse!
So when I feel like barking, it alerts me that something is wrong.
At first, I thought of really cutting and accurate remarks that I could make to her in my defense and then I surprised myself by realizing that I don’t want to do that.
I realize now that picking up a drink isn’t where the relapse starts.
I can choose to let people say things that I don’t agree with or I don’t like and just let it go.