Your addiction has a dream for your life. So does your anxiety. And your depression. And also your memories… and yes, your shame has a vision for you too. • • • If you are reading this blog, you or someone you care about may live with one or more of these experiences: addiction or … More Anxiety or Addiction: Whatever Scares You is Your Friend
Every day your cells regenerate. And your mind never stops growing. That is, unless you get in your own way. How do you get in your own way? I had a friend in college who threw away his textbooks on the day that he graduated. He was planning to become a Minister. I’m glad that … More Are You Getting in the Way of Your Own Growth?
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What do you think? If you cast a beautiful net, what comes your way? Life is not full of beautiful things like you may have believed… or wanted to believe when you were young. In reality, life is a mix of things. Some good, some hard, and some VERY hard. If you are committed to … More Can Life Be Full Even When You Do Not Get What You Wanted?
When you only look for beautiful things, what are you missing?
Sometimes miracles happen. Perfect days. Amazing experiences. Healing. But then you are left with a basket of broken fish. Broken fish? There is a story in the New Testament where Jesus performs a miracle to feed a large crowd. I don’t often write about the bible or specifically about Jesus. If you are not religious, … More What Can You Do When All that You Have Left is Brokenness?
Our cracks are very real and often painful. How we heal can lead to greater strength and increased value. ___ I like to keep broken things for a while. Fixing broken stuff feels good because I believe there is always more life inside. Just yesterday, I threw out an old laptop case. The case was fine … More To Heal, You Must Become The Art
This post is the sequel to my recent article The Angry Lego Man in my Junk Drawer. I hope you are entertained and enlightened, or enterlightened. I love my Guerilla Glue. I have a long list of items that I have used it to repair, from plates and cups to loose shelves and … More Can Shattered Dreams be Fixed with a Little Guerilla Glue?
Have you looked inside your junk drawer lately? My junk drawer is full of empty promises and broken dreams. In fact, I love the junk drawer because it reminds me of what my life could have amounted to. All that I have to do is open that one little drawer and I can see … More The Angry Lego Man in My Junk Drawer