2020 – Step 85: Bridge Building

"Once more I was trying most strenuously to construct an intimate world of light for myself out of the shambles of a period of devastation."  ~Hermann Hesse Human psyche - becoming whole. First comes denial - then anger - then bargaining - then depression - then acceptance.  It's sometimes hard to separate the stages.  Sometimes …

Continue reading 2020 – Step 85: Bridge Building

Step 360: Looking Back – Then Moving Forward

"The only way around is through."  ~Robert Frost Imagine the experience of "not pretending."  ​The choice to breathe is a shared experience - but the choice to live is an "involuntary breath."  Identity is defined by "words spoken."  Expansion is "in the air."  For today - teachers arrive in unexpected form.  One of the greatest …

Continue reading Step 360: Looking Back – Then Moving Forward

Step 194: Sunday Blessings – The Middle Way

Raison d'être - (noun) - reason or justification for being or existence." Deconstructing the "Status Quo" takes time - patience - perseverance. It creates conflict (which is usually based on unrealistic expectations fueled by desire). Respect and Reverence.  Know thy limits.  What part of "NO do you NOT understand?"  Banishing shame - guilt - fear.  …

Continue reading Step 194: Sunday Blessings – The Middle Way