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amy paradysz
daily recovery blog 08062020

daily recovery blog 08062020

I didn't think I was ready. I didn't have all my t's crossed and i's dotted for an important conversation last night. Thankfully, spending time with someone who reminded me that by talking it through with her again and again ... and again would help me get ready. She...

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daily recovery blog 08052020

daily recovery blog 08052020

Found my bench later than usual today. We lost power last night and it hasn’t been restored yet I missed the sunrise but I have a personal challenge for myself going on - to sit, breathe and pray on all the benches on the East End; so I take a picture of the one I’m...

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daily recovery blog 08042020

daily recovery blog 08042020

i go to east end by way of woodford's street to back cove and this morning, this view greeted me as i came up over the crest i couldn't NOT stop to take a picture, it literally took my breath away with a "wow" that unconsciously came out of my mouth i just stood there...

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daily recovery blog 08032020

daily recovery blog 08032020

shiny objects are irrelevant when you have a north star this morning after finding my bench, looking straight out it was dark and foggy but to the right was a very large ... "thing" with big bright fog lights on i was distracted by the very large thing floating with...

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daily recovery blog 08022020

daily recovery blog 08022020

our sabbath - a day of rest, recharge or reconnect whatever is needed to add some goodness to my 'tank' - sometimes it's pulling the shades and spending a whole entire day watching disney movies and eating popcorn sometimes it's putting the finishing touches on an...

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daily recovery blog 07312020

daily recovery blog 07312020

Years ago, I told a friend that I couldn’t meditate. My brain wasn’t capable, I thought. I can’t focus like that. And that friend asked, “Do you know how to worry?” Well, of course I know how to worry! “Then you know how to meditate,” she said. “It’s just that you’re...

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daily recovery blog 07302020

daily recovery blog 07302020

a view from here in this recovery life today - sitting on a bench on the east end prom, reflecting on my yesterday and a moment of grace. that brief instance when some thing, some one, some event steps in to redirect the path I'm headed down yesterday morning i was...

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daily recovery blog 07292020

daily recovery blog 07292020

This morning from my bench the clouds were low and didn't clear as the sun came up. As I waited to see the sun, I was aware of what was brightened as a result of the light from the sun even though I couldn't see the sun itself. It actually made everything around it so...

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daily recovery blog 07282020

A new dawn and a new day. Sometimes I feel in control of my day - the logistics, the actions that I need to take that align with my intentions for the day. And some times my day controls me - usually when emotions are involved. That was yesterday. From -- >...

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daily recovery blog 07272020

daily recovery blog 07272020

My view for today ... what a difference an inch makes. After I sat on my bench, I closed my eyes and took a deep breath, when I opened my eyes, the sky was murky, dark gray, storm brewing type of dark. As I started to shift my gaze the from left to right (Falmouth to...

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daily recovery blog 07262020

daily recovery blog 07262020

East end and Fort Williams this morning. Grateful to live in such a beautiful place. I started going to the ocean daily a couple years ago when a friend and I both realize at the same time that visiting the ocean was a quick way to feel a connection to a higher power...

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daily recovery blog 07252020

daily recovery blog 07252020

I was sitting in my spot this morning, listening to the birds, looking around trying to find the bird that "whoooo's" All this time, I thought it was an owl, but Brian told me yesterday it's probably a morning dove (time of day, location, etc.) When I thought it was...

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