Category Archives: Celebrate Recovery

Patience For Others

Everyday I have to practice being patient.  Being angry is one of my character defects. It gets me nowhere. When total strangers act inappropriately, I feel my blood start to boil. I want to  scream and swear at them. Road … Continue reading

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Being Broken

I cried on Friday wondering how a broken person like me could get accepted in a Master’s Program for Social Work. The program had only 25-30 spots open. I guess being broken has changed me for the better. My hurts, … Continue reading

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A Freedom Unlike Any Other

You have to want it more than anything. You cannot want it for your friends or family. You have to want recovery for yourself. Recovery will give you a freedom unlike any other when all seems lost. There is a … Continue reading

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Stepping Out Of The Addiction Zone

I had an interesting experience last night as I people watched and people watched me. No one pointed the finger at me. I pointed the finger at myself for being up so late. Are we having fun yet? The voice … Continue 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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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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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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