Some things just aren’t worth your time? ___ Each day means a new 24 hours. Each day means everything is possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment. You take it all one day at a time. “Day” from Marie Lu’s novel, “Legend.” ◊♦◊ Today. Today is new. Today is THE … More How to Have the Time of Your Life in Recovery
Dr. Seuss is not just for the kids. He has a lot to teach about addiction and mental health. ___ Dr. Seuss wants to talk about addiction and those pesky mental health crises, but not the same thing they are. Kid, you’ll move mountains! That’s where you began. Maybe in pain, or in anger, or … More What Dr. Seuss Can Teach Us About Healing and Recovery
City life is a confrontation: For thousands of years we lived outdoors. But now, we are inside people. Are we trapped? ___ Unfaithful Totems Clouds tell of roots, Anchors. Ladders and chutes, Rains and pours. Glass on grass. Reflecting clouds and sun. Shrouds of clouds. A canopy of blasphemy. Rippling skies, tearing feet. Pounding metal, searing … More Unfaithful Totems: Trapped Inside?
Running Water Water runs, why can’t I? Running water can’t be caught. Only cupped, Held for a moment. Bottled, it expires. But free it runs. You and I, we are made of water. So we are told. Like water, we must run. Stored for later, we expire. Water spilled out spreads out. Water poured out, … More Running Water
Imagine what silence Sounds like to me. It sounds like a glass of water, Cold and Now filling my mouth. It sounds like the massage Of rain on ground. It sounds like joy, To me. I imagine the silence and I am pulled. My soul holds the end and whispers. I imagine the silence And … More Tinnitus: Imagine the Sound