“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu
Some time back I wrote an article titled, “Lack of Power is my Dilemma.” Shortly after that post, I found myself in a place of discomfort. The stress of trying to balance the different areas of Life came to the surface.
Three separate times, by three different people, all from different areas of my Life, accused me of not doing my part. Or live up to my word or their expectations. With each incident, the words Continue reading “The Power of Hope!”
“Lack of power is my dilemma,” a common statement if you have had any experience with any of the Twelve Step programs. At the beginning of the road to recovery, the admission of one’s own powerlessness is the catalyst. As a recovering person myself, my admission came from sheer desperation from having found myself from complete spiritual and emotional bankruptcy. As well as, the physical loss of family, homes, and career. Needless to say, at the point that I returned to twelve step recovery, the admission of my own powerless came with ease. However, coming to understand the realm of my powerlessness took some time.
Sometimes you just have to hit “Restart.” A predecessor of mine used to say, ” You can start your day over at any time.” Today was one of those days. And I need to hit restart rather quickly.
The first hour or so is always a little rushed in the mornings. The main priority is getting the kids fed and off to school on time. For some reason, this morning I caught myself being a bit short and quickly agitated. We weren’t running late; the kids were all in good moods. We were making good time, and I felt like I had slept okay. I could not explain it. I simply seem to be irritated at the little things that usually would not bother me. Continue reading “Jan 28, 2016 – Sometimes you just have to hit Restart!”