Step 314: Full Circle

"Armistice - (noun) - temporary stopping of open acts of warfare by agreement between opponents: truce."     Keep promises.  Expect clarity.  Truth becomes Common Sense.  Gold stops glittering.  Effort - in surplus - can overcome lack of confidence.  Keep going!  A flag is nothing more than ​colored cloth and its power comes from the …

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Step 295: Out of the Shadow – Deep in Taboo

"Concatenate - (verb/transitive) - to connect together for a chain or series."  One hundred years equals 5 Generations (5G).  Enmeshed family systems are created to protect one member who has a mental health condition or substance abuse problem.  Enmeshment "normalizes" dysfunctional behavior and is often used as a way to avoid treatment. Individual dissent is …

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Step 194: Sunday Blessings – The Middle Way

Raison d'être - (noun) - reason or justification for being or existence." Deconstructing the "Status Quo" takes time - patience - perseverance. It creates conflict (which is usually based on unrealistic expectations fueled by desire). Respect and Reverence.  Know thy limits.  What part of "NO do you NOT understand?"  Banishing shame - guilt - fear.  …

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