The greater the tension, the greater is the potential. — Carl Jung Our lives can be filled with tension at times. We have two choices, we can be stiff or rigid and we will snap or we can be flexible and bend or stretch like a rubber band. Earl Nightingale indicated that one feature of … Read more

Change is good

Everything is lawful, but not everything is beneficial. Everything is lawful, but not everything builds others up. Do not seek your own good, but the good of the other person. — 1 Corinthians 10:23-24 NIV There is nothing more frustrating then making choices that are out of congruence with who you are, what you want and … Read more

It is wonderful what you can do…

It is wonderful what you can do when you have to. — C.S. Lewis When your back is up against the wall you can accomplish more than you think. Each and every one of us were coerced in one way or another to recover. Our backs were against the wall and we responded. We slowly … Read more

Doors Open and Close…

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. — Helen Keller Doors open and close in our lives. When they do we must take decisive action. Waiting for the perfect answer leaves room … Read more

Not That Bad?

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. – Eleanor Roosevelt It’s not that bad simply isn’t good enough. I have heard my share of cop-outs over the years. The grandest of them all is, “It’s not that bad”. My question is always … Read more

Change Direction

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. – Lao-Tzu One of the greatest opportunities we have today in recovery is the ability to change directions at any given time. If something is not working in our lives we can flip the switch and change tracks. Step Ten in … Read more