Tag Archives: hope

Follow Up On Being Sensitive To Others

I went to first service yesterday. This gave me plenty of time to make sure that the greeters knew to look out for this young couple for me. I only showed one person a picture of them. Yes, they let … Continue reading

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Being Sensitive To The Needs Of Others

Last Sunday I was really offended in church. I went up for prayers for healing. I was the first in this one particular line. The woman said “Hurry up! There are people in line behind you.” If I bit my … Continue reading

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The Moment

When did you realize that enough was enough? What was the defining moment?  Your rock bottom was the moment that you knew something had to change. I can compare my rock bottom to jumping off a cliff without a safety … Continue reading

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Just Do The Hard Things

Life is all about doing the hard things. It is about saying go when your body wants to say no. The addict has no problem saying yes to whatever makes him feel good. But once in recovery it’s hard to … 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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Doing The Hard Things

Lately I have been doing the hard things. Things in life that are so overwhelming. Things that only I can do. I have ignored my recovery to do the hard things……..College. Going to college has been a challenging fight. I … Continue reading

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