I wave around this wand of patience, like some sort of magic stick, hoping all my problems will somehow magically disappear. Patience with others is applied much more easily then with myself.
I’ve come a long way from those humble beginnings. I’ve built up things better and stronger then they were before, the mortar for my foundation has the proper mixture this time.
I’m back and don’t even know where to begin? First of all…how has a whole year gone by since my last entry? Where does 365…
Maybe it comes with age, but I’m in a place of peace and acceptance now. Anxiety and depression plague me from time to time and…
Faith takes immense courage, courage takes strength, strength takes tenacity, tenacity takes endurance and endurance means letting go.
It’s not easy but it is possible. You are the one on this journey, no one else, so don’t let people tell you what to do or influence you to do something different than what you know to be true for you.
At the beginning it seemed impossible to get my head wrapped around that notion. How could surrender ever bring victory?
Life was this constant race, either I was running, or being chased — always on the go. I couldn’t sit still, I couldn’t stop. I needed alcohol to fuel myself; the more I burned, the more I needed.
At the beginning of this new journey I made an oath to be willing to go to “any lengths” – but what does that mean exactly?