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Living Sober/Awake: True Self vs. Ego

Sobriety is about pursuing the truth of ourselves…

I remember when I was about three weeks sober, a short time after I’d realized the call of the… 1,106 more words


Regrets, I've had a few

Guess who the picture is.

By far, for me, the most significant regrets I have now are about lost time. I have the real sense that it is getting increasingly likely that I will die without having ever seen Rome again, or learning to speak French fluently, or having built my own house. 416 more words

Alcohol Recovery

Day 14 - Friday June 13, 2014

Prayer: God grant me the serenity to get through this day.

I wake up in a rather good mood and as though a huge weight has been lifted from my shoulders. 2,072 more words


Alano Club Is Not the Same as 12 Step Programs

The following was taken as a direct quote from the High Plains Alano Club web site.  There has been no formal adoption of this language by the Alano Club of St. 207 more words

St. Joseph

Review: Return to Homecoming Ranch (Pine River #2) by Julia London

Sigh. I wanted to love this book. I liked some of it, like the romance, the realistic struggles of Libby and Sam, and the changes happening at the ranch. 131 more words


What do you Throw When you don't know How to Cry?

Lydia tossed in bed, trying, willing herself to sleep, but every time she closed her eyes, Tuck visited her. Tuck smiling, laughing, holding her hand. Tuck in agony, crying, immovable. 195 more words