Our Folded Hands

Women helping Women. Reaching out to the Sister who still suffers. Helping each other through the Good times and the Difficult times. To get to the SOBER way of life, One Day at a Time.

Promise of a new Day

Gentleness is not a quality exclusive to women.
—Helen Reddy—

Our option for how we responded to the men and women in our lives are vast. Being critical is one option open to us. Indifference and gentleness are others. The way we treat others reveals our own state of being. When we feel at peace, we generally respond peacefully to others. Conversely, when we feel worthless and full of self doubt, we’re likely to be sarcastic toward others. However, we can pull ourselves out of the self-imposed dungeon of despair. The method is this: In spite of personal feelings, be warm,kind and gentle in every personal exchange with another, and your own dark mood is sure to be lifted.
Again we are confronted with the reality that we make our world. Our treatment of others treats ourselves simultaneously. Our friends and co-workers mirror the self we often think we’re hiding away. A conscious decision will guarantee the happiness we long for when the decision is to be gentle, loving and caring toward all the people in our lives.
Today I’ll be as happy as I want to be.