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Sometimes someone will really rattle my cage, and sometimes that person is someone I work with and have to see regularly. I thought I had learned this lesson long ago about loving everyone, even if I don’t like them. I … Continue reading
It is my history but it does not have to be my legacy. I am not who I was. I have asked God to help me change, help me put the past behind me, and help me move forward as … Continue reading
I think what triggered my latest drinking dream, which I had last night, was an article I read about John Prine, a musical icon and hero, whose songs I had cut my teeth on in the 70’s as an impressionable … Continue reading
Being under self-quarantine has given me some much needed down-time, and as I wander through my house I keep noticing things I haven’t noticed in a while, an old tin that upon opening, divulged a small pile of recipes, half … Continue reading
Just for today, drop out of the race. Take it easy, relax, sip some tea, feel the sunshine. Today, you do not have to be anything or do anything to prove your worth. Who you are at this moment is … Continue reading
Yes, we have to accept the past, as we cannot change it. But we can study it for wisdom, look into it for truth, examine it for understanding. Look at the past with open eyes. Try to see all the … Continue reading
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underneath the surface,
underused. Continue reading
Tagged 12 steps, acceptance, addiction, affirmations, alcoholism, fellowship, gratitude, growth, guidance, healing, purpose, recovery, serenity, sobriety, spirituality, surrender
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I just responded to a post from a friend who lost two people to addiction this week. My response was heartfelt and taken from my own experience. This is what I said, “I have to remember this is a feelings … Continue reading
We walk into the rooms with our inner children showing peeking out in pain and suffering… Scared, lost, vulnerable, sad… crushed into submission. Broken-spirited. At the jumping off place where the choice is finally just living or dying. Our act … Continue reading
Alcoholics We may be physically old enough for our wants not to hurt us, but we aren’t emotionally old enough yet. Our wants can hurt us. Our feelings can hurt us. What to do with this “pain in our feelings”? … Continue reading