"Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly." -Albert Einstein

Thursday, January 8, 2015

2015...ready or not here it is!

I wish I had a glorious tale of intrique to share, as to where I've been these last few months.
Truth be told, it's been life on life's Gods terms and it has been, I suppose, a time of more peeling of the onion that is me.
I've been working in a group home and an adult daycare since March. I like my job. I know I'm not bad at it. I'm learning to extend grace to my co-workers and accept unconditional love from a couple of the folks I work with.
I helped start an addiction/recovery meeting at church. What began as the Pastor, a friend in recovery, and myself has grown to a group of 15-20 average. I guess 2/3 of the attendees are addicts, the rest are there as "support". It is encouraging to know that more than a couple of those (normies) who regularly go to services on Sunday mornings want to help the addicts in the community. W
hether or not they have an actual grasp on all of the ugliness that goes along with the life of an active drug addict, I don't know. Thieves, liars, murderers, child abusers, prostitutes...yes we are pretty well represented there, for about an hour & a half one night a week.
Having a man respected and trusted in the community want to help us modern-day lepers