Suspended by a Silken Thread — Praise God I Didn’t Wake Up Dead Just a few corners I remember, I could have rounded and lost my life, my sanity, or my freedom. Expletive deleted! I was dumb! But no
“Deep” Thought for Today
A Recent Meeting Enables a Meditation At a recent meeting on Step Five, from The 12 & 12 someone said, “whatever you do, don’t camp on Step Four!” One, because working the steps always brings us right back to begin
Giving to and loving others is the next best tool we can apply to our own recovery. A quote from one movie review realigned my marching orders: When evil is the norm, even the quietest gesture of humanity is revolutionary.
It’s a Monday as I write, and we are anticipating a major snowstorm, just days away from spring’s arrival. Life presses in – perhaps you are feeling a wee bit pressured too? It might be the barometric pressure for me
Answering How I Live Without Drinking “I live” may not sound like a good description, but it is a wonderful fact. Someone, who is still drinking, asked me how I lived without alcohol. I answered, I live. When I drank, I wasn’t
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
Change has been the one certain thing these past few months – we are relocating, and beginning again, although in a familiar place. And a move is right up there with death and divorce as a stress-producer! While we have
It is a gift – a daily gift, freely available even and especially in crazy times when painkillers, meant to help us, are harming us. The recent article The Lonely Road of Staying Clean is a snapshot of an epidemic.
I used to think that I would – could and should outgrow some griefs . . . and some I have. Although other times, I astonish myself with the slowness of the little grey cells! How slow a learner have