Sometimes Life Takes A Different Turn Than What We Had Planned

  This was never so clear to me after I sustained an injury and other health issues developed. I had moved to a new community and had all these plans I was looking forward to. Some of the plans were to simply relax and regroup after years of working with a lot of people. I … Continue reading Sometimes Life Takes A Different Turn Than What We Had Planned

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21 years of marriage and what have I learned so far………….

21 years of marriage and what have I learned so far   Here are some reflections: That my husband is truly my best friend. We make each other better. We have a saying we use with each other, jokingly, I’m calling you on your crap! You know…..that’s what we need sometimes……someone who loves us enough … Continue reading 21 years of marriage and what have I learned so far………….

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?

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