Self-Help is Vital for Recovery

Self-Help is Vital for Recovery

I am in charge of my well-being. That doesn’t mean I should go it alone. My stand on this is to handle all I can but not allow pride to stop me from asking for help when I need it. Sometimes, asking for help before we need it prevents our challenges from becoming...
A veteran’s shattered soul needs more than flowers

A veteran’s shattered soul needs more than flowers

A veteran’s shattered soul needs more than flowers I heard it firstThe hummingbirdThen saw it Backlit by the setting sun it hoveredSnatching insects from the airMy hardened heart thus openedIt’s message given and received Shattered souls and hummingbirdsMore...
Fateful Steps

Fateful Steps

I journeyed wide with fateful steps when I was in my prime.I didn’t think of path or purpose or direction I should find.I don’t remember choosing the way that I would turn.I went barefoot, and with boots on, I’d trudge and walk and run. There were some fateful steps I...
Disconnected From Life

Disconnected From Life

I was disconnected from life. I would tread water, Until I washed up somewhere. I’m swimming for shore now and I see the Black Dog waiting on the riverbank. This time is different because I’m going to let it catch me. I know what I’ve been running from. © Tom Puetz...

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