Be Careful What You See- Today’s Reflection

  Today's Reflection- Be Careful What You See     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6n57nOWkGF8 con·fir·ma·tion bi·as The tendency to interpret new evidence as confirmation of one's existing beliefs or theories. Perfect Example: Bus seats mistaken for burqas by members of anti-immigrant group -https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/02/bus-seats-mistaken-burqas-anti-immigrant-group-norwegian She is a sweet and cute girl- who could be smiling to your face and … Continue reading Be Careful What You See- Today’s Reflection

Christianity Today- What would Jesus Say?

Jesus, whether you believe he is the son of God, a prophet, good teacher, or just a fictional character from history, etc., he is an example and a model of what we could all learn from on one level or another about forgiveness, love, compassion, mercy, etc... Man, myth, God, whatever or whoever, went against … Continue reading Christianity Today- What would Jesus Say?

Passive, Assertive, Aggressive……….

Directness - Author unknown We feel safe around direct, honest people. They speak their minds, and we know where we stand with them. Indirect people, people who are afraid to say who they are, what they want, and what they're feeling. They will somehow act out their truth even though they do not speak it. … Continue reading Passive, Assertive, Aggressive……….

A Perfect Person

A Perfect Person Never hurt anyone.  Doesn't Cry.  Doesn't fail.   Doesn't Exist. We all have some place where we fall short.....spiritual progress versus perfection. Acknowledge, make amends if needed, learn, forgive yourself, move on........GROW. "Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you … Continue reading A Perfect Person

Recidivism in Recovery, Our Emotions are not our enemy, although belief systems may be

 Founder of TSOI Former Director of AODA Recovery Facility serving five counties Founder  and Producer of Teen Radio Founder, Producer of The Thuy Smith Show Recidivism in Recovery, Our Emotions are not our enemy, although belief systems may be There are various reasons to why this might be. People may not be quite ready for … Continue reading Recidivism in Recovery, Our Emotions are not our enemy, although belief systems may be