I frequently hear, read, and use this word. I thought it would be interesting to post the definition. Here are two different but similar definitions of [Synchronicity]. The simultaneous occurrence of events which appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection. An apparently meaningful coincidence in time of two or more similar or identical … Continue reading Synchronicity Definition
Everyone is invited to learn something from this category, but please keep this in mind. Empaths are born, not made. You’re either an Empath or your not. It can’t be learned or gifted.
So, I recently decided to take the gloves off and begin posting more of my thoughts on the world. Still, there are limitations to what I can share on this or any other social media platform. Furthermore, regardless of what I post, I'm not a racist, bigot, or hater of any group of people. In … Continue reading Mother Or Birthing Parent
In 1939 Judy Garland and The Wizard of Oz made this line famous. Lions and Tigers, and Bears, oh my! Since then, these words have been hijacked repeatedly for a variety of reasons. First, I'd like to say the following has little to do with my previous drug use. In all of my life, I've … Continue reading Lions, And Tigers, And Bears!
[Thoughts] Now in mid-June, I cannot help but look back at how much has transpired since I wrote this piece. Sober is still power! [Original Post] Twenty-four hours after moving to Texas, I interviewed for and secured employment. This was five weeks ago. During those five weeks, I've had the opportunity to drive and operate … Continue reading Achievement & Avoiding Entanglement [Re-Post]
Lately, I've had to remind myself; that when one door closes, at least one more opens. I must keep looking. Possibly, and even typically, 1 to 3 doors will become available for those who continue to keep their eyes open. This is a good time for prayer. Joseph Shanklin June 13, 2022
Pictured: Lady Liberty; Roman Goddess, and Light Bearer. What is a Light Bearer? Well, the Statue of Liberty, of course. 😊 I graduated High School in the mid-1980s. I can remember my Eighth Grade Government Teacher saying things like, "kids are lazy. Kids no longer care about anything important. Kids aren't tough these days." The … Continue reading Title: Generation Re-Post [Originally Posted 2 Weeks Ago. Before The Texas School Shooting]
Looking back from today, that period of my life is like a bad dream. A nightmare that lasted for nearly four years, changing me forever. Part of which, is the key to my sobriety. I had recently lost everything. When I say everything, I mean everything and everyone. More than anything, I wanted to be … Continue reading Stalkers Of The Night
Yesterday [Sunday, June 5th] was a fantastic day spent with family. I traveled with my wife and our two from our home in Texas to Louisiana for a birthday celebration. After the family gathering, we drove to the family cemetery to perform maintenance and change flowers. [Original Post Below] Throughout history, graveyards have usually made … Continue reading Graveyard Phobia, Coimetrophobia & The Boogeyman [Edit & Re-Post]
Pictured; What do you see? For the past 20 years, I've been laboring on a project that few would spend time doing. I've been learning how to turn down the area of my brain that controls discernment. Yes, working at not seeing more than I have to see. Please hang in there. I'm not kidding. … Continue reading Snapshots
We had pretzels this morning before Palm Sunday Mass at the Co-Cathedral of The Sacred Heart [pictured]. Possibly unknown to much of the population, pretzels have deep-rooted religious symbolism. [Food & Wine Magazine] The pretzel's origins date back at least over 1500 years. While the New York Times reported that a fifth-century illuminated manuscript in … Continue reading Pretzels For Breakfast