Category Archives: Recovery journey

Trusting Yourself

Trust and recovery can take time. I have been working on issues of trusting others lately. Regaining trust can be difficult especially if you are the loved one of the addict. I recently texted these words “Proceed with caution.” She … Continue reading

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What Does Freedom Mean In Recovery?

After fighting the battle of addiction, recovery means freedom. You are free from the cause of your self destruction. Facing your addiction brings you closer to one of two choices……right and wrong. Countless individuals go about their lives in total … Continue reading

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A Place Called Home

Last night was unbelievable. I drove out of state to a new meeting I found through the CR web site ( see link below). I typed in my zip code and chose a meeting at least fifty miles away from … Continue reading

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Recovery Is Doing Whatever It Takes

Recovery is necessary for your survival. It is the clean air you breathe. It is your life’s resource. In order to recover, you have to do whatever it takes. A recovering alcoholic told me recently that his mother did not … Continue reading

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Healing Testimony

What is your healing testimony. Yesterday I spoke just part of my testimony at a Leadership Conference in college. Telling my story rejuvenated my mission of recovering from life’s hurts,habits, and hangups. This past week has been a roller coaster … Continue reading

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Crying Out In Pain

Sometimes you just have to cry out to God. For me I cried out in physical pain on the day I was injured. It was a pain worse than childbirth. I have heard women scream Jesus help me thousands of … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Written Prayer

Journaling personal prayers brings me closer to where I want to be……Closer to God or my higher power. I have so many journals with so many blank pages. Looking back on my past journals I can see where I have … Continue reading

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