Purpose of Life

“I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.” – Leo Rosten My friend and mentor Jack Jackson recently had a heart attack and … Read more


“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that?  We must have perseverance.”  Marie Curie Through thick and thin life is good.  Simply because we stop using alcohol or drugs does not mean that life gets easy.  Life can be difficult at times.  That is simply the way life unfolds.  Persevering through … Read more

No Worries

“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight”  –  Benjamin Franklin I have a few friends from Australia that I picked up the phrase of “No Worries”.  The first time I heard one of them say it I thought, Yeah, no worries!  Worrying cripples our joy.  Worry cripples … Read more