I have often heard alcoholism described as a “disease that wants to get you alone and kill you.” The emphasis is not on the object of alcohol but on the part about being alone—Isolation. If someone battling this disease tries to fight it on their own—with no support system or program group or sponsor—it willContinue reading ““-Ism””
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Your worst enemy
I love to read the Psalms when I am angry (or feeling like a victim). David, who wrote the majority of them, goes in to great detail about wanting his enemies to be “smote” or tortured in some terrible way. He vents his fears and human desire for justice to come to his enemies. HeContinue reading “Your worst enemy”
If you can’t hide it-decorate it!
OK-this is going to be short, sweet and to the point because I have a haircut in 45 minutes. If you are new to my blog, that is a statement of celebration because I have post-leukemic hair and I am very grateful that I have hairs to cut! It’s funny that I am headed toContinue reading “If you can’t hide it-decorate it!”
No thank you, friend!
Today I spent some time taking with the husband of one of the teachers I used to work with. I worked as a “one-on-one” with a pre-schooler in her special ed pre-school class. It made me think that it had been while since I pulled from my “everything you need to know you can learnContinue reading “No thank you, friend!”
The Voice of Truth
I have a lot of blog ideas rolling around in my head, but someone besides me must need to hear what I talk about because I just can’t stop landing on this topic. But first, remember how “I run marathons”? (see blog entry: “Why I Hate You in a Nutshell”). Or should I ask, rememberContinue reading “The Voice of Truth”