In 1988 the members of The Proclaimers stated their love for a women by saying they would walk 500 miles for her. Well I did walked 500 miles just not in the name of love for some else.
On May 19th 2014 I started my 2 month journey in Ireland. After many beer and whiskey filled days with my loved ones (which I do remember), it was time for us to part ways. As my mom boarded her plane back to Arizona I boarded one to Paris, and that’s where my story begins. From Paris I took train after train after train and finally ended up in a town called Saint Jean Pied De Port, which is right on the border of France and Spain. Now this, this is where my journey began.
All of your experiences, every one, bring to the surface the deepest wounds that need to be healed. Did you ever notice that you seem to experience the same things over and over again? You may be in a different place and with different people, but the situation is the same. Whether it is how you
My grandson Noah “I just don’t understand why this has happened?” I said in a tearful voice. “This is the first time in my life that I truly do not know what to do.” The soft and wise voice on the other end of the phone replied, “Chris, God is so interested in you right now, he
Guest blog contributor, Chris Sopa’s daughter, Natalie Sopa, 19 years old. “Above all, don’t lose hope” ~Pi, “Life of Pi” When you look up at the stars, what do you see? Do simply see stars? Do you see beauty? Do they make you feel insignificant? Or do you look up at the sky, with the stars
1. Prayer is not a "spare wheel" that you pull out when in trouble, but it is a "steering wheel" that directs the right path throughout the journey. 2. So why is a car's windshield so large and the rear view mirror so small? Because our past is not as important as our future. So look
Ariana Langford is an emerging motivational speaker and writer. Her main theme, “Finding My Voice,” is directed at dispelling the shame of being a victim, while finding hope and forgiveness. She encourages compassion and personal growth in groups which include victims, offenders as well as general audiences. Ms. Langford lives in Oxford, PA with her
A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not on the branch but on its own wings. Always believe in yourself.” When you were born, you believed in yourself. You knew your purpose. You trusted the Divine. Then it happened…you began to believe in the illusion around you.
“The next time that a piece of your life breaks off and falls away, try to remember that what is Real cannot be lost, and then give thanks that what is false must always prove itself so.” ~Rev. Angela Peregoff Illusion #1: It is better for me to live with a presently known problem than it
* This blog is dedicated to my daughter and anyone who suffers from an addiction, as well as the loved ones that are standing by watching, loving and encouraging them to wholeness again.** The 12 steps are a group of principles, spiritual in nature, that are to be practiced as a way of life for those
My name is Chris and I am a “fixer.” I am attracted to people who have problems and think that if I only make them happy, do something different, change myself or sacrifice my time or resources they will change and be happy. Somewhere in my life I felt as if it was my responsibility to