Find Help

Recovery Readings

Spiritual Meditations



Go Back   Bluidkiti's Alcohol and Drug Addictions Recovery Help/Support Forums > Alcohol, Drugs and Other Addictions Recovery > Alcohol, Drugs and Other Addictions Recovery > Family and Friends of Alcoholics and Addicts

Share This Forum!  

Family and Friends of Alcoholics and Addicts This forum is for families and friends whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking and/or drug abuse.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 05-01-2014, 08:42 AM   #1
Super Moderator
MajestyJo's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Hamilton, ON
Posts: 21,581
Default Today's Gift for Families - May 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014

You are reading from the book Today's Gift

Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die,
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly
—Langston Hughes

Watching birds spread their wings and soar can remind us of the best in ourselves. In joyful moments we all feel our own desire to fly, to reach toward what we dream of doing.

Our dreams give us a direction to fly. Birds fly toward the light for joy, toward green leaves for shelter, to water and berries for food. In the same way, our dreams direct us to the course of our own joy, shelter, and nourishment.

Sometimes as we fly, we bump into disappointments. They may temporarily stun us or slow us down. But just like birds that are occasionally wounded, we can heal ourselves and fly again. We can choose to not let the hardships of life break our spirited wings. Rather, we can keep spreading our wings, soaring in the spirit of joy.

Am I flying today, or must I heal a wound first?
We sometimes wonder why we can't get off the ground and we wonder why. Perhaps that broken wing needs healing, sometimes it is a rest and a time out to top ourselves up, and we forget that we have to have in order to give 'it' away, instead of using others to make ourselves feel good. I have to do my part.

Love always,


I share because I care.

MajestyJo is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Post New ThreadReply  


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Today's Gift for Families - April 2014 MajestyJo Family and Friends of Alcoholics and Addicts 29 04-30-2014 09:52 AM
Today's Gift for Families - March 2014 MajestyJo Family and Friends of Alcoholics and Addicts 30 03-31-2014 02:48 AM
Building Strong Families bluidkiti Daily Spiritual Meditations 1 01-13-2014 06:16 PM
The Gift bluidkiti Daily Spiritual Meditations 0 11-09-2013 11:38 AM
a gift from God paul v New Member Check In 5 10-30-2013 06:34 PM

Click here to make a Donation

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:56 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.