Category Archives: Motivational

Finding Our Voices

I cannot help but find my voice once again. I need to speak up when I am hurt by the actions of others. I need to be given the opportunity to express my hurts and hang ups to those closest … Continue reading

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Dealing With Unacceptable Behavior

Dealing with unacceptable behavior can be difficult. It has been a thorn in my side lately. Jabbing and taunting me. Bringing me to the edge of yelling in a fit of rage. I refuse to go backwards in my recovery. … Continue reading

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The Prayer Warrior

Are you a prayer worrier or a prayer warrior? Sometime tonight I will go out of state to a CR meeting. It has been awhile since I have been there. I need to recharge my recovery batteries. The last 16 … Continue reading

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A Sudden Shift In Humanity

It has been on my mind lately……When did society change? What happened to common courtesy and being nice to one another? Last week I gave a donation to a woman going on a missions trip overseas. She hugged me and … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Being

The joy of being……human. I can honestly say that my addiction has sapped all the joy out of my life. Having peace and joy in life can be difficult. Finding joy after addiction can be difficult. Take each moment one … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Being

The gift of being…….human. I love to people watch. Lately I have not liked ¬†what I have been seeing and experiencing. Last month I had a college student tell me “I am not like that.” She then proceeded to act … Continue reading

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The Power Of Giving And Receiving

I learned a valuable lesson last week. I followed the Holy Spirit’s direction and made a donation to a mission trip. I found out tonight how my donation was put to good use overseas. God is good. Addiction causes total … Continue reading

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