Victimhood or flow?

We all play the victim card. I know that I do. I “struggle” on a construction project from time to time. There are people and situations in my life in which “they did it to me”. Victim is not a strong place for me. I don’t like it there...

I am

1) I claim responsibility for everything that is happening here. Not like blame or burden but as a place to stand. 2) I am my word. I do what I say and I say what I do. Like a practice. How close can I align my speaking and my actions? 3) I reveal my authentic self....

The good and the bad news of it

Soap opera entertainment is the purpose of political news. They sell it because you buy it. There is lots of endless noise about what government should do. But 55 years later, one thing that I know for sure is that, government always follows the people. Government...

winter isn’t coming

I am in a co-dependent relationship with someone when the drama of it becomes my focus. Drama is one of the most addictive drugs. In the past, I’ve done it with my birth family, with lovers and at work. Sometimes I still do it with the president of the U.S....

Clean and sober

  I’ve been clean and sober for 6 months now. I’m feeling a little shaky about it at the moment. Probably it takes at least this long to detox from it and to actually come face to face with myself. I’ve committed to 12 months clean and sober....

This step, my step

Happiness is an inside job. For me, it’s the result of a lot of personal work. I don’t think happiness serves very well as a landmark with which to orient my life the way that, say, the top of the mountain would serve as the guide post for a hike up a...