Surrender to Win?
If you've ever been involved with a 12 step recovery program you've probably heard the phrase "Surrender to Win''. While this may seem like a contradiction in terms, it is a proven workable strategy for success in recovery. "How?" You may ask. The idea behind it is that by surrendering to a Higher Power (a power greater than ourselves) we are gaining that powers strength to overcome our fight and beat our addiction (one day at a time). This idea holds true for those who are n
In our quest to find more peace in our lives one thing is for sure. Peace is not just simply going to find us and plop itself down on our being. Inner peace is something that has to be cultivated, worked on, failed, succeeded, and reworked over and over again. In other words...it is not static. It is in fact, quite dynamic. The experience of peace is a practice, and as such must be nurtured and refined to be experienced. Peace is more an exercise in changing ourselves than in