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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Nobody’s Perfect so why Practice?

“If practice makes perfect, but nobody is perfect. Then Why Practice?”

This was a question I once heard during a group conversation. It was several years ago, and I was not prepared for such a question. Quite honestly, it completely stumped me. And over the years I have found myself pondering that very question.

Buddha aspires
Perfection only exists within the idea of what’s perfect.

Perfection is in the Journey

We practice towards perfection, not for the attainment of perfection. But for the growth of the experience. I practice because I want to be better than I am.

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Time to Pick Up the Pieces See what I’ve Gained

This past year has been an inspiring life changing year for me. It was during this past year that this whole ‘Journey in Principles’ idea has begun to take form. Even with more than 13 plus years in 12 Step recovery. I have gained more self-awareness and more direction over this past year.

The changes I have made in the past year have been fruitful. They have consisted of taking on a new physical challenge with my eating and exercise habits. Finding a routine that has been working for me through

both my slow season and my busy season. I learned to step back a little from individual service positions. While still being able to share my Continue reading “Time to Pick Up the Pieces See what I’ve Gained”