ALONE?

-ALONE?- Am I? I can hear my voice. Can you? I know that you do. Is this praying? I believe it is. I need a healthy balance. Can you show me the way? I feel peace in this moment. I feel that we are one. I am not alone in you. I feel your presence. I feel your force. I …

The Valley

Look towards the mountain, If you’re in the valley. It’s temporary, The valley. Look to climb and grow, The mountain. Once at the top, Enjoy the view, Your journey is won. Don’t be discouraged on your climb down, It’s a temporary visit, The valley. It’s life, Up-and-down victories. It’s life, LIVE.

A Life, with Mental Illness, Worth Living

Thanks to the effects of a traumatic brain injury and a couple other subsequent concussions, my memory can be pretty spotty. I have entire chunks of time that are fuzzier and less substantial that those white wishing-puff seed balls that dandelions turn into. Yet I vividly remember lying on my bed or sitting in a group room at the behavioral …

A Journey Through 20 Years

Today is April 5, 2015, and I am celebrating 20 years clean and sober from addiction. 20 years ago I was admitted to a psyche ward after weeks of abusing drugs and alcohol in a nightclub called “the Tunnel” in New York City. Which is a story in itself. Because of the abuse, I had a drug induced manic episode, …

Who Is In The Driver’s Seat?

Facebook. I am on it again. How did this happen? I was writing intentions, meditating…suddenly I am on Facebook… I can’t even tell how long it’s been: two minutes? Five? Ten? What am I doing here? What am I looking for? Back to my writing and meditation… Setting the intention. I intend to catch what gets me off track and …

Don’t Be Afraid To Shine

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~ Anais Nin Being our true self takes tremendous risk and courage. By being our self we have to stand alone in our power without any fears or doubts. We have to have the audacity to trust …

Realization

Today I had a thought. I think it comes with awareness. I realized, I complain about life sometimes. I complain about my mental illness, silently. I complain about money. I complain about my job. I complain about people who complain. It’s a weakness. It can become a sickness, if you let it. But, there is a bigger picture. Have faith. …

Flow

Flow Life is constant, It’s always moving forward. Like the current, Were constantly moving toward our goal. But what’s our goal? Is it to keep our heads above water? Is it to avoid obstacles? Or do you go with the flow? To go with the flow, Is to live life on life’s  terms. To understand that there will be obstacles, …

A Feeling?

-Spirit- Is it in us? Or around us? Yes. Do we feel it? Or sense it? Yes. We are filled and surrounded by the Spirit. We are conduits for God. We bring teachings from him to life by living His teachings. We are filled by the Spirit. It is in us. It is around us. We do feel it. We …