Grace, Courage,Change – Who will Lead?

The original Serenity Prayer calls for God-given Grace – – – to change the things that should be changed. Anybody have the Courage to accept that challenge? God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, Courage to...

Laughter and Joy-Therapeutic Steps to Healing

Calendars that list daily, weekly, and monthly holiday celebrations confirm February is the month of “Hearts”. Along with being Valentine’s Day, February 14 is also National Have A Heart Day, National Women’s Heart Day, and World Congenital Heart Defect...

Sharing Steps to Laugh at the Days to Come

Today we close out  the Fourth Annual National Codependency Awareness Month with the calendar suggesting we make it a “Belly Laugh” kind of day. Ready, set, go, Hahahaha. Or as we say on social media, LOL God grant me Serenity -One Day at a Time. January...

Steps to Seeing – Steps to Healing

During an eye exam, an optometrist will ask a patient to lean into the phoropter and look at an eye chart to determine the correct eyeglass prescription. Next, he repeatedly changes the lens settings on the phoropter while asking the patient for feedback on which lens...

Polka Dance Steps and 12-Steps

Today’s National Codependency Awareness Month Calendar (published on this blog on January 1) reminds us to lighten up and celebrate the day with one of my favorite slogans, “Easy does it.” Since January is also National Polka Music Month, I am making the decision to...

Upward and Onward

There are days the steps seem insurmountable, but we are not traveling them alone. There are many 12-Step support groups to guide us on our way. …. Straighten the crooked paths and smooth out the rough roads (Luke 3:5...