Forgiveness …

Day 417. “Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past could have been different.” -- Jerry Jampolosky This was quoted to me yesterday. It delivered a huge personal aha! moment for me. So powerful a thought. Forgiving around this last relationship has been difficult. I read about the value of forgiving someone -- not … Continue reading Forgiveness …

Don’t give up that for this …

Day 416. I'm going through some difficult times at the moment, and am very stressed. I had a mini revelation today. I realized that when I feel stressed ('this') the first thing I do is throw out all the good 'thats'  ... Like, that gym visit.  I am feeling uninspired and let it slip a … Continue reading Don’t give up that for this …

No matter where you go …

Day 413. "No matter where you go, there you are" -- Buckaroo Bonzai "Wherever you go, there you are" -- Jon Kabat-Zinn "You are here" -- Thich Nhat Hanh "When will you begin that long journey into yourself?" -- Rumi So I guess there's no escaping me, nor this moment ... and sure wasn't drink … Continue reading No matter where you go …

Let her dance

Day 411. Some days you just gotta dance like no one is watching ... (and who cares if they are, anyway) Nothing brings me more pure joy than hearing a song that pulls me up out of my chair and dancing around the room! I stuff my song list full of them for my cardio … Continue reading Let her dance

New habits …

Day 410. It occurred to me today I focus so much on my bad habits. I should be looking instead at creating fresh new habits. So instead of thinking of not drinking at dinner with my friends - saying to myself over and over again "gotta break that old habit" - but also saying to … Continue reading New habits …

Please remember me …

Day 409. "When All Our Tears Have Reached the Sea A Part Of You Will Live In Me Way Down Inside My Heart The Days Keep Comin' Without Fail A New Wind Gonna Find Your Sail And That's Where Your Journey Starts You'll Find Better Love Strong As It Ever Was Deep As A River … Continue reading Please remember me …

Why Worry?

Day 408. "Why worry There should be laughter after pain There should be sunshine after rain These things have always been the same So why worry now"       -Mark Knopfler   Worrying is like a rocking chair; it gives you something to do, but it won't get you anywhere.. This rocking chair quote … Continue reading Why Worry?