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About recoverylife101

We all are connected in one way or another in this great big world. What connects us? Just being human. Come join me on the adventure of a lifetime as we explore the idea of leaving cherished legacies.

What Would You Do?

Suicide is not rich. Suicide is not famous. Suicide does not discriminate. It happens. Leaving loved ones behind to grieve and wonder why. Every day lives are lost to suicide. Know the warning signs.The following is from the website: https://www.samhsa.gov/suicide-preventionContinue reading

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Recovery Takes Patience

I have been recovering from an accident for the past 9 months. I have been told that I have at least 9 more months to recover. Thank God for the program. Recovery takes patience and time. I have been to … Continue reading

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Honestly: Getting Real About Jesus and Our Messy Lives

The following is a book review for the book Honestly:Getting Real About Jesus and Our Messy Lives by Daniel Fusco. This book gives the reader a real hope that although our lives may be messy…..Jesus can honestly change our lives. … Continue reading

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Matthew 16:24-26

Matthew 16:24-16 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my followers, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross,and follow me.” If you try to hang on to your old life, … Continue reading

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Cast Your Worries Aside

Unnecessary worry…..Sometimes in life we are faced with what seems to be insurmountable difficulties. It is during those times that we need to remind ourselves that God is in control. Try as we might it just can’t be overcome without … Continue reading

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Everything Changed

In the blink of an eye…….My life changed today. Everyone around me had gotten the “ticket” to be interviewed for the Master’s Program. I received nothing. I felt relief. I can move on to the next step…….Letting go of the … Continue reading

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Seeing Beyond Addiction

Picture what looking beyond addiction looks like. Most addicts cannot do that because they are too far into their addiction. Addiction is an easy way out of life’s responsibilities……A bad choice of a coping mechanism. When all else fails, rock … Continue reading

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