The Power of Hope!

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu

Facing the storm with Hope
With Hope we can find the beauty within the storm.

Some time back I wrote an article titled, “Lack of Power is my Dilemma.” Shortly after that post, I found myself in a place of discomfort. The stress of trying to balance the different areas of Life came to the surface.

Three separate times, by three different people, all from different areas of my Life, accused me of not doing my part. Or live up to my word or their expectations. With each incident, the words Continue reading “The Power of Hope!”

Personal Power Through Powerlessness…

We find personal power in letting go of what we are powerless over.

When we start looking at all that is around us, we begin to realize how little power we have over external events. By realizing this, we make room to focus on what we do have power over- Our Selves. This isn’t a new concept or idea. Many wise and influential individuals have been trying to get this point across for years. One such example is Mahatma Gandhi – “As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him.”

Be the change you wish to see in the world and the world we see the change in you!

How do we learn to be the “change we want to see”?

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Lack of Power is My Dilemma

Lack of Power is my DilemmaAwareness

“Lack of power is my dilemma,” a common statement if you have had any experience with any of the Twelve Step programs. At the beginning of the road to recovery, the admission of one’s own powerlessness is the catalyst. As a recovering person myself, my admission came from sheer desperation from having found myself from complete spiritual and emotional bankruptcy. As well as, the physical loss of family, homes, and career. Needless to say, at the point that I returned to twelve step recovery, the admission of my own powerless came with ease. However, coming to understand the realm of my powerlessness took some time.

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