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Monday Thoughts 12/30/2019

  “Don’t wait for something big to occur.  Start where you are, with what you have, and that will always lead you into something greater.”  ~~Mary Manin Morrissey “Now, every time I witness a strong person I want to know: What darkness did you conquer in your story?  Mountains do not rise without earthquakes.”  Katherine […]

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Monday Thoughts 12/23/2019

“Often our thoughts are formed by past experiences, actions, and attitudes inherited from family and society.  By understanding our thoughts, we can accept responsibility for our actions.  We recognize we have options and choices.”  ~~ WFS Program booklet “We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past.  But you are not […]

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Monday Thoughts 12/16/2019

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”  ~T.S. Eliot “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.  You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror.  I can take the next thing that […]

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Autumn Update – WFS Newsletter

Autumn Update December 2019   2019 Highlights Launched customized new chat room for online chat meetings. Modernized the WFS Online Community with new software. Increased conference attendance by 20%. Conducted outreach at three major national conferences for addictions professionals. Launched new Friends of WFS software to streamline donor, volunteer, and event management. Relocated office, downsizing […]

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Sooze: WFS Positive Approach Empowers

Women for Sobriety’s new group meets at YMCA in Mill Creek  

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Monday Thoughts 12/09/2019

“Enthusiasm is energy.”  ~~Lailah Gifty Akita “Live your truth.  Express your love.  Share your enthusiasm.  Take actions towards your dreams.  Walk your talk.  Dance and sing to your music.  Embrace your blessings.  Make today worth remembering.”  ~~Steve Maraboli “Enthusiasm is a supernatural serenity.”  ~~Henry David Thoreau _______________________________________________________________ #11 Enthusiasm is my daily exercise. I treasure […]

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Home At Last

It’s very character building. I’ve laughed through tears of frustration, screamed so loud in exasperation that my voice echoed off the walls and talked out loud to coach myself through it. I’m painting some rooms in my new home and I can’t believe how time-consuming this process has been. There was wallpaper that had to […]

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Monday Thoughts 12/2/2019

“To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”  ~~Dr. Seuss “If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of.  There is something of yourself that […]

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Monday Thoughts 11/25/2019

To heal a wound, you need to stop touching it.”  ~~unknown “Moving on to the future without letting go of the past is like tying your arm to a post while catching a train.”  ~~anonymous “Never regret.  If it’s good, it’s wonderful.  If it’s bad, it’s experience.”  ~~Victoria Holt _______________________________________________________________ #9 The past is gone […]

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Monday Thoughts 11/18/2019

“I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn.”  ~~Maya Angelou “Your morning sets up the success of your day.  So many people wake up and immediately check text messages, emails, and social media.  I use my first hour awake for my morning routine of breakfast and meditation to prepare myself.”  ~~Caroline Ghosn “The […]

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