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Tag: 12 Steps

Nothing changes until we do!

January 30, 2018 1 Comment

In a recent LinkedIn article, Ready for a Change? – I made the case for choosing change. On one level it’s selfish – I work with people and small businesses when they’re ready for a change. On another level it’s in service to those clients, neighbours and friends who require change in their wider worlds. […]

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Embracing Uncertainty, the space in-between

June 15, 2017 0 Comments

Navigating the space in between what was, what is, and what will be, can be daunting. Yet, in those days, weeks, months or years, we conceive and create our future. “Choose to live in the present moment” is fine advice. Living mindfully, embracing self-care and a sense of prosperity requires skill building and support. But where […]

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Creating Community; the Family We Choose

July 24, 2010 2 Comments

If what I feel were equally distributed to the whole human family, there would be not be one cheerful face on earth. Abraham Lincoln This timely reading from a book of daily meditations was followed by: “If Lincoln could achieve all that he did feeling such depression, can I not bear feeling down in the […]

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Self Chosen Pain

July 7, 2010 0 Comments

Much of your pain is self-chosen. It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.  Kahil Gibran Who chooses pain? “Not me!”  I want to shout. Julia Cameron refers to the morning pages taught in The Artist’s Way as meditation suited to westerners.  They work for us because one doesn’t […]

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Gratitude….for Unanswered Prayers

June 19, 2010 0 Comments

There it was in my #MorningPages, something so clearly observed while emerging into consciousness. I am grateful for my unanswered prayers. Writing, now fully awake with intellect engaged, is an entirely different matter. It feels like some parent just sent me off on an unpleasant assignment. That would be, of course, the loving, all knowing parent […]

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The Language of Spirit

June 15, 2010 0 Comments

“Everything I write is for spiritual reasons—to help people keep their spirits up, to help transform misery into laughter or healing, to help people remember the truth of their spiritual identities.” Anne LaMott  There is a language in the recovery community sometimes taken for granted and confusing when spoken outside “the rooms”.  There is much […]

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