We are only as sick as our secrets

We are only as sick as our secrets

When I crawled into Al-Anon over thirty years ago, grasping the refrain resounding in my head – “Tell me if he’s an alcoholic. There’s no way I would ever be with an alcoholic.” – this was one of the simple, yet powerful, slogans they offered me. “We are only as sick...
I am under the influence

I am under the influence

That’s the thought that came to me this week, “what influence am I under?” Am I looking for the good, as I’ve taught myself to do. Am I appreciating? Am I allowing? Am I basking and enjoying and noticing what’s working? Am I at ease? Or am I worried? Am I choosing to...
Breathe

Breathe

It’s been quite a week and quite a whirlwind. I can feel my pulse racing more often than not and my brain clicking through details, so I don’t forget anything. I’ve already forgotten things. One of the main things I’ve forgotten is to breathe. To make sure I have fun...
What an amazing day!

What an amazing day!

For anyone who is wondering, you don’t sleep the night before you’re going to be on national television. National television. Wow. Who would have thought that the book would have been launched on the 18th and that I’d be on Megyn Kelly Today on the 20th? Not in my...
September 18th Could Be Your Re-birthday (again)

September 18th Could Be Your Re-birthday (again)

It happens every September 18th – I think about 1974 and Father (Rev. Moon) speaking at Madison Square Garden. I think of New York City plastered with posters claiming “September 18th Could Be Your Re-birthday!” It’s going to happen even more this year, because this...