It started with prophetic dreams while I slept. My dreams from the preceding night would come true in the next day or two. It was exceptionally alarming at first but I got used to it. The first one and probably one of the most memorable was one day during the early morning hours when I … Continue reading MUST-SHARE: The Addiction Medium
I do try to live my life by certain morals and standards that I’ve set for myself with the help of God and my wonderful and beloved parents. I also think that it’s important to talk about some aphorisms that have aided me so profoundly about a decade ago when I was experiencing such horrible circumstances, … Continue reading Muzingz: POSITIVE THINKING
At the recommendation of the sweet old lady from AA home group meetings several years ago, I started keeping an actual spirit journal, and I came up with an original title for it. At her suggestion, too, I decorated it, since it really did have more sentimental meaning to me at that point. I decided … Continue reading SPIRITUALITY: Prayer Penning
We have a brand new book that's been added to the book club for the month of November and it is spiritualist Colette Baron-Reid's The Map! I truly believe if you actually check this one out that you will love it; it WILL blow your mind. I feel like it shows you how to really … Continue reading BOOK CLUB: The Map
A nationwide push to relax drug laws took a significant step forward Tuesday as voters made Oregon the first state to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of street drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. Meanwhile, five more states legalized marijuana for adults.The Oregon drug initiative will allow people arrested with small amounts of … Continue reading ELECTION: Oregonian Surprise
The International Forgiveness Institute (IFI) is a world-wide, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people gain knowledge about forgiveness and to use that knowledge for personal, group, and societal renewal.We believe that forgiveness is a choice. If you have been deeply hurt by another, you can choose to forgive rather than hold on to debilitating anger … Continue reading ENTRY: Take the “Forgiveness Pledge”
To understand what forgiveness is, it is important to consider what forgiveness is not. The act of forgiveness does not suggest you have forgotten the injustice. Nor does it imply you condone or excuse the wrongdoer. You are not condemning; that only leads to forgiveness that stems from moral superiority. What’s more, you are not … Continue reading ENTRY: What is Forgiveness?
This past weekend while at work I helped out a patient and afterwards we engaged in a little bit of casual conversation. The conversation just happened to get more serious at one point, and he mentioned that he was adopted. Now, this patient has always struck me as a very intelligent, confident, and well-spoken person. … Continue reading ENTRY: Dual Diagnosis
ARE THERE ASTROLOGICAL SIGNS THAT ARE MORE PRONE TO ADDICTION? And: What does it mean to be on the cusp of a sign? I’ve been told so many times that most straight men don’t (or won’t) believe in astrology. And yet, the more I yap about it to the guys around me, the more interested … Continue reading MEDIA: Does our addiction match up with our “sign”?