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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.

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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Twenty Four Hours

In exactly two hours, I will have been awake for 24 hours. Physical pain and nothing more is keeping me awake. I fear losing control. At some point, I will pass out out of pure exhaustion. I sit here in … Continue reading

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I Surrender

I had a dream once. I saw myself helping those in need. But I quit my job. My job as a nurse was my plan A. Recently  a lot of bad words were spoken over me. 16 weeks is not … Continue reading

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Doing The Right Thing

Sometime next week I will be blowing the whistle on my College for a violation in the Americans with Disabilities act. If life could be all so simple. I sat down and was interviewed for the next level of my … Continue reading

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