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Step 8

Made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.

The twelve step program is a powerful spiritual journey of discovery, change, and recovery for those suffering from any form of addiction.  612 more words

Self Improvement

Tibetan Prayer Flags

We are all on a journey. And on this journey we may encounter deserts, mountains and bogs. If we only see the mountain as an obstacle, we miss out on seeing the kind of person this mountain can help us become. 581 more words

Art Therapy

There's going to be a Party.

Resisting the urge to relapse after you have gotten sober is a challenge even when you surround yourself with other sober people. It’s not practical to forever avoid people who are drinking, especially if that means not going to Labor Day barbecues, picnics and beach parties. 430 more words

Alcohol Recovery


Day twenty.

I am having a most spectacular weekend with my husband as we celebrate our 7th wedding anniversary. No kids, nice hotel, shopping, dinner, movies – basically us pretending we’re young, single lovers with no responsibilities. 394 more words

12 Steps

passing out my punishment.

Do I deserve happiness? Sounds simple enough, but it’s a question that, most days, I don’t even consider answering in the affirmative.

Step 7: humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings. 199 more words

The Twelve Steps

toys in the addict.

Trust me, these bored games are far beyond your standard massive recall.  Mainly because they’re homemade.  Authentic crazy brain activity reminiscent of the turn of the second millennium.  223 more words

12 The Hard Way

Getting Right with God

This message is a re-print in honor of the one-year anniversary (September 19) of the kick-off of the Celebrate Recovery ministry at my church.  The ministry is made up of regular folks like you and me who are on a journey toward wholeness.  1,603 more words