When I first got clean I learned that honesty is a spiritual principle that I had to learn to practice. I'm not just talking about not lying to people, not stealing and giving back extra change a cashier might give me. I also have to be extremely honest with myself about how I am feeling … Continue reading About honesty
The definition of honesty is: fairness and straightforwardness of conduct and adherence to the facts. It implies a refusal to lie, steal or deceive in any way. I have been practicing to learn how to be honest since September of 2006. Some days it is harder than other days. Some parts of it are harder … Continue reading Honesty
The Talk I read this morning for the 40 Day 40 Night General Conference Challenge is "Which Way Do You Face" by Elder Lynn G Robbins. Awesome!! Trying to please others before pleasing God is inverting the first and second great commandments And this one kicked my butt: When people try to save face with men, they … Continue reading Facing the right way
Good morning! I hope that you had a great weekend! There are multiple different things I want to touch on today. The first is my current Plexus testimonial: I have been struggling with Fibromyalgia since 1997. I was diagnosed in February of 1999. I received disability for it in October of 2000. There had not … Continue reading it’s Monday again!!
I was thinking this morning about the spiritual principles that I do my best to practice daily. I decided that I wanted to share them with you! So here is the list of principles: Honesty, Open-mindedness, Willingness, Humility, Acceptance, Hope, Faith, Trust, Surrender, Commitment, Courage, Self-honesty, Perseverance, Patience, Compassion, Forgiveness, Self-discipline, Unconditional Love, Selflessness, Steadfastness, Service, Sharing & … Continue reading My Spiritual Principles
I just looked, and I haven't posted any gratitude posts since January 31st. So: My wonderful relationships: Heavenly Father, Coyote, Jethro, Cupcake, Peaches, Little Miss, Little Mister, Blondi, the Six, Buggs Bunny and new friends. The Holy Spirit!! New opportunities! I have been to the gym the last two days. My pain levels are consistently … Continue reading Love me some gratitude!!
Wow, today is the last day of the first month of 2014. I have so many things to be grateful for. Today I am just going to list them like I did on "gratitude challenge accepted". So here goes: (in no particular order) Heavenly Father (all He does for me daily, my relationship with Him); … Continue reading January gratitude
This is an updated version of my "list" of things to practice daily. The items on my list are not really in any particular order, just there. These are the things that I am trying to remember to "practice" daily. Do I do all of them every day? No. Do I truly attempt to do … Continue reading The List again
I thought that today I would post another gratitude list! Today I am just going to tell you about a few if the beautiful things I have in my life to be grateful for. And I'm going to do it slightly different. I am more grateful than I have words to express for the "Gift … Continue reading More gratitude
I have learned that the type of stuff I give the most thought to guides my actions. When I used drugs, my thoughts were all about drugs: what kind and how much I had; how long would they last; how could I get more; how would I get money for more, etc. When I got … Continue reading What I think about