I’ve learned to not resent those who have what I don’t.

I’ve learned not to resent those who have what I don’t.
When I no longer resent I can be free
Joy comes not from what we have but from what we can share.

One of the things I’ve struggled with is resenting those with greener grass. Today I have the mortgage. The wife who never knew me drunk or high. The three kids that never knew me, drunk or high and two of them never even knew me to smoke cigarettes. Yeah. I’ve got a lot of those changes, what a brother calls ‘quality of life’ problems. Continue reading “I’ve learned to not resent those who have what I don’t.”

When You Look in the Mirror, What Do You See?

Answer Me This!

Man in the mirror

 

“When you get what you want in your struggle for self And the world makes you king for a day Just go to the mirror and look at yourself And see what that man has to say.”

 

As I look back at my own Journey, I find myself reflecting on two reoccurring questions.
(Please pick one and answer it in the comments section below)

1. When you look in the mirror, what do you see?

or

2. When you lay down at night, what keeps you awake?

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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!”