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August 27, 2014 - Leadership and the 12 Steps - Step 2 (continued)

Fr. Richard Rohr posts a daily email excerpt from his books. These excerpts have become sources of strength for me. Below is the message from August 15, 2014. 308 more words


busy as a rock star.

When there’s a full plate of work in front of me, with looming deadlines and limited time, that’s when I need this program the most.  Because in the past, these assignments and projects would be looked at as hindrances to my drinking. 349 more words

12 The Hard Way


Resentment is a poison you give yourself hoping someone someone else will die.

I know this for a fact … I poisoned myself this weekend and no one else died. 563 more words

Feeling Older

August 26, 2014 - Leadership and the 12 Steps - Step 2

Step 2 of the AA 12 Steps Program: We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

Sounds like we have to check our brains at the door, doesn’t it? 256 more words


Relying on my HP

Day Fifteen.

My mood sucks today. Yesterday I struggled with some anxiety and ended up having a restless night. It definitely had an influence on my writing today.  598 more words

12 Steps

August 25, 2014 - Leadership and the 12 Steps - Step 1 - Questions for You

At the conclusion of Breathing Under Water, Fr. Richard Rohr poses some piercing questions in a study guide. Here are the questions from chapter one of his book. 71 more words


August 24, 2014 - Leadership and the 12 Steps - Step 1 - It's Personal

Admitting that I am powerless was difficult at first. I couldn’t admit that I am powerless until I personally experienced the “harvest” of peace and joy and comfort that came from… 493 more words