I knew I wanted to be a writer since I was seven and my father helped me with my math homework for the first - and last - time. “Stop crying!,” he screamed. “It’s just a number, it won’t kill you!”
“But I’m afraid of numbers!” I whimpered.
“Math’s a language, like English,” he said, “except
“Keep your mouth shut, especially when you know you’re right about something.” – Anonymous
I heard this quote recently at an Al-Anon meeting and wrote it down immediately. Even though I’m right a great deal of the time, I still think this quote will come in handy.
It isn’t always easy for an exceptionally reasonable, wise
By Misti B., author of If You Leave Me, Can I Come with You: Daily Meditations for Codependents and Al-Anons... with a Sense of Humor
Let’s face it, codependents aren’t generally known for our silly, carefree, personalities - go ahead, do an online search for “codependent” and “humor” or “hilarious.”Known as the hall monitors of
IYL Meditation Playing God copy from misti barnes on
I signed up for the company’s online newsletter because I liked their
products. I gave them “permission” to market to me. That permission to market to me quickly turned into stalking.
Almost every day, I’d receive a new “update” from the company, as well as offers from random affiliates or stories about things I couldn’t care