Psalms were not always a place I’d go for understanding and healing in recovery. The Psalms can overwhelm me with declarations of personal righteousness, clean hands, and so many imprecatory pronouncements. But, the Psalms show me a God who listens –
The church can offer a safe path through recovery from all kinds of idolatry, including substance abuse. We can do better. I have had a battle with alcohol – and a few more battles with people, places, and things I
What Do I Need to Explain? It’s a needlepoint cushion with a seasonal but timeless message: Dear Santa, I can explain. It makes me laugh ruefully because explaining myself – excusing myself – is an old, worn-out habit. The truth
Someone I love slipped. Their slip helped me remember to choose how I will live today. A slip doesn’t wipe away all we have learned, all we have accomplished in sobriety. Still, a slip can kill us, however, taking
Taking the 12th step in AA shows us how to work the steps again – this time with more knowledge of how dangerous and deceptive our disease is and how powerful and personal the twelve steps are, and our Higher Power
Step 2 “Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity . . . “ Many have defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result. It isn’t just drunks
The Meeting Was a Time for Celebrating and Contemplating The meeting* was a happy celebration of two years sobriety that the attractive, composed and articulate speaker put together, one day at a time. It was a time for celebrating and
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