We are only perfect when we’re laughing

I remembered several years ago,

A brother and predecessor of mine was asked to speak at a speaker jam. (a special recovery event were there are multiple speakers back to back, each given a specific topic)

This was a man I had known since I was 16. At the time he had close to 30 yrs in 12 step recovery.

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Are you an ‘I Can’t’ or an ‘I Can’?

There are those who look for all the reasons why they Can’t. And there are those who look for ways to say ‘Yes we Can.’ I know for myself I spent many years being one of those who looked at all the reasons to say ‘No I Can’t do this.’

“Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.” – Henry Ford

If we continuously look for all the reasons that we can’t do something, all we will ever see in life are the obstacles. Living this way is a very Continue reading “Are you an ‘I Can’t’ or an ‘I Can’?”

Feb 5th – Change begins with Hope!

It’s been a week since I’ve written anything.  I sat down a few times and tried to force myself to write.  There have been several occasions I had, what I thought were some great thoughts come into my head.  While I was in the shower getting ready. During my drive to or from the office.  Even in the evening as I went through the nightly routine of helping to get the kids in bed.

When I finally sat down and tried picking one of those thoughts, I had saved in my notes app and attempted to journal; I struggled to make it past the first couple of sentences.

My writing was not the only area that lagged.  My entire week seemed to Continue reading “Feb 5th – Change begins with Hope!”