Have you ever been talking with someone, sharing something with them, and when you asked them a question, their answer seemed way off? Or maybe they were quick to say, could you repeat the question? I am not sure that I heard that right. Or perhaps they were honest and said, I’m sorry, I wasn’t … More Deeply Distracted
“When you make a pleasant remark to a stranger, you make him feel one degree better. This makes you feel better and helps you relax.” David J. Schwartz I was going to visit a friend in the hospital. I was in the elevator and a woman got into the elevator behind me. The doors shut, … More Quick Conversations
Many of you have gotten to know my mom a bit in a couple of our previous blogs. Some of you have known her for years. No matter how long, you know how sweet that she is. You most likely also know how much she is struggling with her memory. Well, Sunday her life took … More Roll With the Flow
Cutting someone off in traffic. Flipping them the bird. Making an offhanded remark. Criticizing. Demeaning someone. Talking badly behind their back. Standing them up. Giving them a dirty look. Making them feel excluded. Calling them a name. Gossiping. Bullying. Emotional abuse. Taking your anger out on someone else. Hurting people, hurt people. I agree with … More Choosing Kindness
**Disclaimer – the following blog post is solely the ever-expanding opinions and thoughts of me, Jorjia May. My hope is not to offend or anger anyone but to simply express myself and help others to think and hopefully to help them decide to expand and develop their relationship with their Higher Power** I grew up … More Who is God to You?
It’s a funny thing, happiness. Sometimes seeming so elusive to me, yet occasionally I see other people who seem to have happiness as almost a constant companion. Then I wonder, what is their secret? Often, I don’t even realize that I am not happy until I recognize that I feel unhappy and am suffocating in … More If You’re Happy and You Know It…
“Don’t throw life jackets to people that God is trying to teach to swim” Orrin Woodward. Orrin is a leadership expert, motivational speaker and community leader. You may need to read that line a couple of times to get what he was putting out there for us. I know that I did! This morning as … More Not a Life Jacket Moment
‘Oh my! It must be horrible right now!’ ‘You must really be hating your job!’ I wouldn’t want to have your job!’ These are the comments I’m receiving on a regular basis right now. It totally cracks me up to see the shocked look when I tell people that no, I actually enjoy the madness … More Don’t Catch the Miserable Mindset!
For the past month or so I have been trying to do some soul searching. See, over the past few months I have tried to start reaching out socially in new areas (not new-new, but new since I got sober). Like dating. I guess I was expecting to find someone and fall in love, maybe … More I Broke My ‘Feeler’!
Oh snap! Have I really managed to hold back my knight in shining armor? Have I subconsciously demeaned my champion by undermining his protection? OK, so it was recommended to me to read ‘Wild At Heart’ by John Eldredge. Now, I have to admit, the relationship books that I have read over the last few … More Release The Knight!