Tag: peace

  • Exempted from the Hangover Club

    Exempted from the Hangover Club

    When I start to think I need a drink There’s too much stress Isn’t the problem that I feel I need it?There’s the warning right thereSo I need to heed it If I don’t listen I won’t need to hide itImbibe itLie about itCrave itWaste money on itI’ll be free of its clutches  If I learn to walk […]

  • More Joy Please

    More Joy Please

    What makes us happy? What gives us joy? What brings real comfort? How do we find peace?  Most of us could have easily answered those questions at age three or four or five. But when was the last time we even stopped to consider them?  One of the soul-stripping effects of any addiction is the […]

  • Market Day

    Market Day

    Today was market day in the village. The streets are closed, stalls are erected and local farmers and artisans display and vend their wares. It is a very popular event that comes about every second Sunday during the summer and draws people from quite some distances away. There is music, a man making balloon animals, […]

  • Thought for the Day: Something’s Missing…

    Thought for the Day: Something’s Missing…

    As I was driving into work this morning shielding my eyes from the bright morning sun I realized that something is definitely missing in my alcohol-free world view these days. There is a complete lack of drama. There is a clarity and peace that I didn’t used to have.  I thought a bit about how […]

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