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An Awakening - A Book Review
When the self-help books are long gone, there is a desire to read about "us". After a period of time, we may want to step out of that recovery mode and read/meditate on the bigger picture of who we are today. "The Book of Awakening" by Mark Nepo may be exactly what you need.
Believing in onself is a wonderful thing. Believing you can give the gift of sobriety to someone is even better. It is all in the spirit of the season and Step Twelve.
The Next Right Thing
When we have been around the fellowship long enough, we believe we have heard every phrase, story, and acronym around. And then we hear one that, for whatever reason, resonates deep within. I am amazed at how a few words can provide a different way of looking at my life.
This is an incredibly powerful story about the thread that runs through every day of our recovery. The thread is knowing God's will for us and the power to carry it out as well as listening to God when He speaks to us.
Holiday 12 Stepping - Part II
Karen Casey, a well-known author, shares her wisdom and advice to keep all of us safe and sober through the holiday season. This is Part II of her article. Please share it with others as Karen has shared this gift with all of us. Have a blessed Thankgiving. Namaste'.
Holiday 12 Stepping - Part I
As long as there are holidays, sobriety will be an issue. This is an article I published for the last two years but is timeless. Karen Casey, a well-known author, shares her wisdom and advice to keep all of us safe and sober through the holiday season. This is Part I of her article.
Sobriety is Gratitude
Anyone can talk about gratitude. No one understands gratitude more than an addict in recovery. Sobriety is synonomous with gratitude.
Four to Ten and Back Again
We can still harbor old resentments even when we thought we were over them. They can appear when we least expect but when they do, we need to take action.
Sobriety Takes Work
There is no cure for addiction yet the belief that prescription drugs work to keep the alcoholic sober is alive and well. It is not that easy.
How and Why the 12 Steps Work
Can a person be released from an addiction through self-help, psychiatry, or medication? Here are reasons how and why 12 Step Recovery programs have been successful for over 50 years. If you have already tried these steps and you feel they didn't work, try again!
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