Category: Mid-Week Share

Mid-Week Share: Letting Go of the Sunshine … and Everything Else

This morning I picked up my worn out copy of The Language of Letting Go. I was so touched by the reading that I wanted to re-type it verbatim in this blog. But, alas, when I got to my copy of the original book…

Ode to Shame

You showed up on my doorstep this morning… you …. I thought I’d left you long ago. I woke up sleepy, and I didn’t even need to hear a knock on the door. I knew you were there. I could feel you. I could…

Mid-Week Share: It’s a Matter of Trust

When I was a little girl, my uncle gave me two kittens. I was and am a cat lover. I loved everything about cats. I loved them when they were kittens, and I loved them when they were bigger. It seems like we always…

Midweek Share: I Don’t Want to Be Tough

My sister-in-law sent me a link to this video by Glennon Doyle on Facebook yesterday. I had never heard of her, but I was intrigued by the intro “It’s braver to be Clark Kent than it is to be Superman.” I was hooked in…

Midweek Share: Short-Circuiting Shame

I’m reading Brene’ Brown’s book Daring Greatly. She is a shame researcher. I don’t know how you get to be a shame researcher, but I know I’m a shame student. When I look back over my journey of recovery, shame has been one of…

Mid-Week Share: I am powerless over the seduction of that sultry brew…..coffee.

I woke up at 3 AM this morning reeling in total anxiety. There was no reason for me to feel anxious. There was nothing on my mind. But, my body was wired! My heart was racing. I was wide awake. I couldn’t even land on…

Mid-week Share: Climbing Out of a Rut

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled.  For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start…

Midweek Share: Listening to Shame

Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change. ~~Brene Brown Brene Brown has produced two of my favorite talks on vulnerability. I featured her first TED Talk called the Power of Vulnerability in my blog called Open Your Heart. In my spiritual path,…

Midweek Share: Emotional Triggers

Somebody must need to hear about emotional triggers this morning, and it might be me. This blog woke me up at 3:30 AM dying to be written. So, I’m going to listen. I was triggered in a big way a couple of weeks ago….

Mid-week Share: Step 10 – Principle of Maintenance

Step 10: Maintenance Nobody likes to admit to being wrong. But it is absolutely necessary to maintain spiritual progress in recovery. main·te·nance /ˈmānt(ə)nəns/ Noun The process of maintaining or preserving someone or something, or the state of being maintained: “the maintenance of democratic government”….

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