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Gratitude – Episode 129

Have you heard someone say they were grateful for the alcoholics in their life? How do you practice gratitude? Can you find gifts in the “punishments” of your life? I reflect on gratitude while walking in the woods on a beautiful fall day. (How) can I say I am grateful for my loved one’s alcoholism?…

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denial – a meditation

  “The most confused we ever get is when we try to convince our heads of something that our hearts know is a lie.” Karen Moning My ego and soul often have conversations with one another. This interaction between the two parts of me is constant, whether I awake or asleep, happy or sad, or…

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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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Higher Power – a meditation

  When I fear the unknown You feel like home, you feel like home You put my feet back on the ground, Did you know you brought me around? You were sweet and you were sound You saved me Zero 7 — Somersault I do not know where or when I got the idea that pain…

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