I confess, I love my unproductive time. If fact, if I am busy, busy, busy… I am not only less productive but also unhappy. I crave unstructured time where my mind can wander. But sometimes it can feel excruciating and I want to escape with a little (mindless) surfing. It’s a bit of a love-hate … More How Doing Nothing On Purpose will Help Your Recovery and Mental Health… But at First It Will Drive You CRAZY!
“In the beginners’ mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few.” S. Suzuki Recovery is beginning. Again. Again. Again. Again. Again. In our world, if you repeat yourself, people think you are strange. Repeat yourself. Beginning again, repeating something, feels foolish. People look at you funny when you need to … More Recovery and How Each Day is a New Beginning
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?
For article on Recovery and Learning to Walk in the Dark, click on the photo above. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want to receive the latest and … More Recovery and Embracing the Darkness
I don’t have an easy spirituality and sometimes recovery can kick me in the teeth. But my darkness is one of my best teachers. ___ A friend of mine recently suggested that I read some of Barbara Brown Taylor’s work. I have purchased two of her books, Leaving Church and Learning to Walk in the … More Recovery and Learning to Walk in the Dark
For the article on “How Superman saved me from giving up on God”, click on the photo above. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want to receive the … More How Superman Helped Me to Understand God
What can Superman teach you and I about our spirituality? ___ I have issues with God. A little disclaimer before we get too far into this You may have your own issues with God, the church and with Jesus. You may not even believe in anything or you may believe in very ‘traditional’ views of … More How Superman Saved Me from Giving Up on God