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HISTORY  Hello Everyone!! Hope you are all doing well and being blessed. Have you ever struggled with “History”?  Family “History”? World “History”? Self “History”? How about “History” of others’? Me…yes at times, I have struggled with the word and meaning of “History”.  Especially when it came to my own path on the “History” plain. I believe today, without the struggle, …

CONVERSATIONS

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Hello All, I hope everyone is doing well or on their way to wellness.  I have had several interesting “Conversations” over the last 10 days.  It is amazing what you can learn about someone through simple “Conversation”.  Sometimes we can learn about other’s who are experiencing pain, loss, grief and/or who may have a special need which we can assist …

LOSS

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Hello All,  Question…have any of you ever lost someone special in your life?  Has it happened more than once? How did you walk through that season(s)?  Did you have support, or did you try to do it on your own? I’ll tell you, I’ve sure experienced a lot of Loss over the last couple of years.  It is never easy …

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CHECKING IN Hello All, I hope everyone is headed down the right path.  If not get back on it! Dust yourself off and begin again.  It is OK! Just because we fall off our path does not mean we are bad people, it does not mean we’re not going to be successful, it simply means we made the wrong choice …

TAKING ADVICE/SUGESTIONS

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HELLO ALL!! I hope everyone is doing well or at least moving in the right direction. I can remember a variety of people giving me advice.  I still remember to this day, working outside in my grandfathers front yard on Xmas break from college.  We were discussing a situation which I was dealing with at the time in my young …

UPLIFTING OTHERS

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HELLO ALL,  Wanted to touch on UPLIFITING OTHERS! Now, I think we may at some times take those for granite who not only support us, but uplift and pray for us as well.  There are numerous people in my life who continue to support me and uplift me.  I am wondering do those people, agencies know who appreciative we are …

TAKING TIME

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Hello All,  I have recently experienced a situation where I wanted SO bad to respond (React) in a different way, however, I paused and took time to decompress and waited.  I have looked back when I just rushed into my response/reaction with all the emotional energy I was feeling and it just didn’t work out the way I was hoping …

EXPECTATIONS

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HELLO ALL,  Checking in today and wanted to talk briefly about EXPECTATIONS and how they impact us and others.  Have you ever gotten frustrated with someone who let you down, didn’t show up on time, didn’t follow through, or simply did not do what you thought they would do?  I was told once to lower my EXPECTATIONS of others.  By …

FOLLOW THROUGH

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“HELLO ALL,  I feel like it has been awhile…maybe it has.  I wanted to touch base and speak about “FOLLOW THROUGH” as it relates to our paths of change and sobriety. What I’ve learned is that “FOLLOW THROUGH” is very very important!!  Think about it…how many times did we miss appointments, deadlines, commitments, birthdays, holidays, special occasions, work, interviews, etc.  …

HOLIDAYS

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Hello All,  I have noticed over the years that around the Holiday time, things get tough for some of us?  Have you ever struggled with the Holidays or a particular Holiday?  There are certain reasons we struggle during these times. A lot of the struggle seems to be emotionally.  How do you handle the Holidays?  Where do you go? Do …