Category how can I find peace?
“Joy to the World” was playing on the car radio, but I did not feel any joy in my world. It was five days before Christmas – the first Christmas since my divorce and the first one I would spend without my children.
It is bound to happen. We find ourself off the track. We’ve lost our bearings and are unsure which way is up.
So much of my life is influenced by what I’ve learned from the 12-step program of AlAnon Family Groups.
You may think that there is absolutely nothing good that can come from the chaos you are living.
Thoughts have power and that power makes a difference in all areas of your life.
So many of us lack the patience to wait for God. We lack contemplation.
Myss writes in Entering the Castle, “Contemplation . . . nourishes your soul. It stimulates your relationship with the divine.”
We are programmed to think negatively. Unfortunately we anticipate tragedy. We are hard wired to shift in that direction. So it does take an effort to be a strong and resilient person. I think the effort is worth it.
Habits Have Power I’m trying to create a few new habits. At my age (no, not telling you) it is no easy task. Benjamin Franklin was spot on when he said, “It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.” Have you considered changing a habit? You probably know what it is you […]