Some people are shocked, others may have had their worst fears realized. Some may have seen this coming. No matter what we now have an opportunity and we all now have an obligation. We have to stand up, we need to be ready to march, to write letters, to mobilize- not just our neighborhoods but ALL […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We all know the story- Goldilocks finds her way into the Three Bears’ home ( a little trespass and B&E is overlooked here), and she wanders around their house. Investigating the chairs, the food and finally the beds she makes herself at home. She not only looks at but tries each item and after finding the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Many Paths One Destination 2013 This weekend was filled with companionship. It began with the Many Roads One Destination event on the 14th and on the 15th a play “Our Experience Has Taught Us”, a play about how the 12 Traditions came to be. What a rich and fabulous life I get to lead. Speakers on […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Weekend of Recovery and Community
I spoke with a woman yesterday whose son now has nearly half a year clean and sober. Her relief and pride were palpable. He is safe, he is well, but for his own continued well being he has to live 3000 miles from home and their drug infested community. For now. He has to stay close […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Community Will Lift and Sustain You – in the rooms and on the mat
I have been so honored in the past ten days to enrich, expand and deepen my relationships with several people and to examine the self created borders between them and myself.(NOTE: borders are not boundaries – which are healthy and necessary.) Finding limits in these borders I have been using my yoga and my recovery […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Self Love: Practicing The Principals In All My Affairs
The sequoias are mammoth trees, topping hundreds of feet in height with amazingly large trunks and suitably thick bark. The largest is 275 feet tall and over 2000 years old. What is surprising is their shallow root system – barely a yard deep. These trees have no tap root and rely on a wide spread […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Like the Giant Sequoias – we need each other
I was going to write a piece today about the challenges I have been facing with failure. Then I saw a video from this year’s burning man and I am transformed. My son participates and works for this event each year. I am really proud of his dedication. I also know a little about how […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Creative Play and Hard Work – Burning Man 2012
I love my fellowship as a group and I love each person in the group. When one person is going through difficulty we are all affected, and we all suffer when the disease takes one person out. This is a “cunning, baffling and powerful” disease and we must each remain vigilant to avoid the being […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.