Recently, as part of a required exercise for an Outpatient Substance Abuse Group that I attend, a made an interesting discovery. The instructions were as follows: If I had been told that I was going to die in 1 year, what would my goals be? I had to do the same for 5 years, and … Continue reading Life vs Death
Hmmmmm...this piece ended up being something completely different than originally intended. 😉 Last year  was a year of undisputable accomplishment. Why is it undisputable? First: Over the next few weeks I'll reach several one year anniversaries, including my sobriety from drugs and alcohol, 100% compliance with the terms of my probation, not being homeless, … Continue reading Cross Modal Neuroplasticity [and more]
The feeling is one of a kind, seeing a transformation take place after someone has been Blessed by one or more people, and those Blessings have been granted. For some, life begins after Blessings. J.E.S. 1/2/2020
Day 1, Thought 1 Sometimes I run my left thumb along my left ring finger, just to check to see if it's still there. Of course, my wedding ring hasn't been there for several years. Nearly five years past, not long before I was forced from my home of over ten years, the ring was … Continue reading Day 1, Thought 1
Before I get sidetracked, I'd like to say HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope that all of you, have a safe and fantastic New Year, and I wish all of you many Blessings! Sidetracked... Questions...that's what on my mind as we begin the New Year. Am I prepared? Are we ready? I believe 2020 promises to … Continue reading Before I get sidetracked, I’d like to say HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Such a powerful image!
Merry Christmas Everyone ❤️! The end of 2019 is fast approaching, but it's not over yet. There is still time for Connections, Signs, Fantastic Experiences, Synchronicity, and Miracles! I encourage everyone not to waste this last few days, but instead look a little farther, open your eyes a little wider, and pray a little harder … Continue reading Merry Christmas Everyone ❤️!
A few months back a wrote a piece about "The Three Second Rule". What is this rule? In simple terms: The maximum length of time one person should [in good taste] check out another person, particularly while in public, on the street ECT. Originally, the subject had been brought up during a Men In Recovery … Continue reading Three Seconds, Keeping Our Boundaries
Like so many other things within my world of writing, I didn't see this one coming. Quite simply, I did not expect to become attached to the characters that I've created. In fact, so taken by one particular woman that I've begun studying the Italian Language. If anyone would have suggested such a thing to … Continue reading My Beautiful Creation
WWW ... World of Writing of Women [Parte 1 di 2] Lavoro al mio [primo] romanzo da circa sei mesi. Non ho fatto un conteggio completo delle pagine, ma posso tranquillamente stimare i miei progressi fino a 100-120 pagine finora. Come la maggior parte dei libri, il mio libro ha molti personaggi, maschi e femmine. … Continue reading WWW…World of Writing of Women [Parte 1 di 2] Versione Italiana