The first time I heard that the definition of insanity was repeating the same behavior, over and over again, expecting different results; I knew my name had been called. I simply had never known I could make an entirely new choice in how I interpreted what others were doing or saying. Nor did I understand [...]
Tag: "Twelve Steps"
My winter sojourn in Naples, Florida has come to an end. My husband and I head to Minnesota today, with a stop in Tampa for me to do the Hazelden Womens Healing Conference, a program that Hazelden has been offering in various locations around the country for fifteen years. It’s really a wonderful program and [...]
I was at a wonderful twelve step meeting Tuesday night. It’s a closed discussion meeting and whatever the topic, it always elicits great comments and personal exploration; but Tuesday’s meeting was particularly special because a man, likely in his early 50′s, had shown up for his very first meeting. And this gave all of us [...]
I just returned from a wonderful week end retreat in Nags Head, North Carolina, with 160 fabulous women. I led the group through a series of presentations on a journey for creating more hope in our lives. And true to form, my own level of hope for making the changes, creating the possibilities for further [...]