Archive for the ‘Consequences’ Category

“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope … and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples … build a current that can sweep down the […]

No Excuses

Posted: 30th November 2008 by Barb in Blame, Choices, Consequences, Doing Right

“There’s right and there’s wrong. You got to do one or the other. You do the one, and you’re living. You do the other, and you may be walking around but you’re dead as a beaver hat.” —Marion “John” Wayne We have many opportunities in life to do the right thing or to do what […]

Enabling Others

Posted: 21st November 2008 by Barb in Consequences, Enabling

“A person who is acting out self destructively has no reason to change if they do not ever suffer major consequences for their behavior. If they are rescued from consequences, they are enabled to continue practicing their addiction.” —Robert Burney Enabling is often referred to as behaviors that rescue and allow alcoholics and addicts to […]