inventory

amends – a meditation

  The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive. John Green, Looking for Alaska I have had a lot of anger towards loved ones in the past. I remember that I used to write down the resentments against them when I took my inventory. I was so upset from the harms that…

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blessing – a meditation

  Every experience, no matter how bad it is, holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it. Buddha Recently, I thought I have been struggling with acceptance because of a loved one’s addiction and denial. My program has taught me that it is not up to me to classify…

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knowing – a meditation

  The only true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing. Socrates In the past, I looked for a formula to be sure to always do the “right” thing. I liked the idea of a black and white world. I wished there was always a clear right and wrong because I wanted to be right…

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wait – a meditation

  Don’t wait until everything is just right […] There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger. Mark Victor Hansen In my life, as with everything else, I often looked to the external to provide me…

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expectations – a meditation

  “When someone sees the same people every day, as had happened with him at the seminary, they wind up becoming a part of that person’s life. And then they want the person to change. If someone isn’t what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a clear idea…

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