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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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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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Choices For The New Year

We are all given choices in life. We can either fail or succeed in the choices we make. Every new year I make a resolution and every year I fail. I just make wrong choices. I struggle with my defects … Continue reading

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Grief And Recovery

My ex father-in-law died this week. Death and dying is always the hardest during the holidays. He actually died two days after his birthday. I have heard that people often wait to die until particular moments have occurred. I had … Continue reading

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Dear Younger Me Not In Recovery

Dear younger me: Don’t be so quick to get into the in crowd. One day you’ll be all by yourself. Don’t  be so quick to cover up your pain. Pain is a good thing. It means you’re still breathing. Don’t … Continue reading

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Doing Battle With The Inner Enemy

We are our biggest enemies. It is a daily battle. Never give up! The battle can be won . We are our worst inner critics. I struggle with thoughts of failure each and every day. I had an incident happen … Continue reading

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HALT

Halt=Hungry Angry Lonely Tired. I learned this years ago in a twelve step program. This is a mini self inventory for me. Am I hungry for the wrong things?  Right now yes. I am thinking that my anger is leading … Continue reading

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