WHAT IF…

WHAT IF…

WHAT IF. “We are deceived whenever we find ourselves thinking through ‘all the possibilities’ stirred up by a fearful moment, because the only possibility any of these fearful thoughts hold is which one of the is about to make us its prisoner.”  – Guy Finley The...

The Angel Unknown

“Driven by a hundred forms of fear…” The first time I read that line, many many years ago, I was stunned by the accuracy embedded in the words.  “Driven”.   I imagine that word to mean I am in a car, in the passenger seat, and at the wheel driving me where it wishes,...
I’m Afraid.

I’m Afraid.

What are these tears, I ask her? I’m afraid, she says. Afraid of what, I ask her? I’m afraid I will need someone. And I don’t want to need anyone. I don’t want to need anyone at all. Why, dear? Because, they will hurt me. They will trap me. I know they will. They will...
January

January

JANUARY.  January seems to have become the great absolver.  It is as though once she arrives we are wiped clean and can begin again brand new.  Like the snow that falls on tired brown grass, making a blanket of purity, January covers us with cleanness.  We need it. ...
Message Five – It’s Okay

Message Five – It’s Okay

The Twelve Messages of Christmas Message Five. I have spent the better part of my adult life trying to make sure that nothing is wrong.  At some point along the way, I got enough recovery to know it was okay if something wasn’t right with another person.  I had...