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5 Ways to Deal with Triggers

I’d like to say a bit about triggers. If you’re an addict you have them. In fact, if you’re not an addict you have them. But to the addict the trigger is often life threatening, as it endangers the sober life so many addicts long to have. 1,505 more words



“I wanna’ feel the change consume me…feel the outside…turning in.”~ Tool

There’s always something that I can find simply “profound” in a question some days. Match it to a good song, that he…lps you look at it in more detail, and the “possibilities” become utterly…endless…At least in my world that is… 682 more words

Am I Blue?

I’ve failed a lot tests in my nearly 42 years here on planet Earth. From the tests in the back of trashy magazines to the driver’s test (twice), I’ve never met a test I couldn’t fail. 601 more words


The Shift.

Today feels like the first day of the rest of my life. I know, a bold statement. But, I’m feeling bold. This long holiday weekend was both horrid and extraordinary. 320 more words



The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. – W. M. Lewis

This quote was posted by my friend Leslie Menninger on Facebook recently. 620 more words

Letting Go

The time has come. It’s time to let go.

I’m ready.

    I have been moving in this direction for a while now.

Turning over stones, examining dark corners, and digging deep. 191 more words

daily reflection: willingness to grow

If more gifts are to be received, our awakening has to go on.


Sobriety fills the painful “hole in the soul” that my… 99 more words