I was born with what I like to call a hole in my soul. A pain that came from the reality that I just wasn’t good enough that I wasn’t deserving enough that you weren’t paying attention to me all the time that maybe you didn’t like me enough. For us addicts recovery is more […]
Self medicating with alcohol to relieve anxiety only trains your brain to become dependent on the substance. And the only way to true freedom is found on the inside, this is an inside job. There’s no easy fixes, and there’s no cure out there that will magically fix the inside.❤️ -Episdoe 52 of the Atheists […]
“With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice. And beneath each of those thoughts and choices lies your deepest intention.” What will you do with this day? @Oprah
It’s not that I think there’s some God out there that’s listening to me and giving me anything but…the words help me, and comfort me. And there’s a lot of truth in that prayer, of seeking the serenity to accept things I can’t change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom […]
And so my belief is that without radical acceptance, people never feel safe enough to venture into any kind of change. And in order for me to get well, I had to change a lot. So I swim against the tide of non radical acceptance. ❤️ -Teresa McBean on the Atheists in Recovery podcast
What would love have me do today? When you lead with an open heart, you can’t go wrong.
Grief. It’s such an existential crisis. But what about finding meaning in grief? Meaning has no religion. It has no steps. There’s no right and there’s no wrong. And when we believe that we’re lost, then so is meaning. Where do you go to find meaning?
Sometimes you hear a voice through the door calling you, as fish out of water hear the waves or a hunting falcon hears the drum’s come back. This turning toward what you deeply love saves you. -Rumi
It’s incredible that through distance, we can now feel the care of the whole world.
You can play with awareness itself, and with a lens of the heart you can start to see the beauty in everybody. -Jack Kornfield