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Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Row, row, row, your boat…

The only boat we can row is our own

-Suppose my loved one and I are going down a river each in our own boat. 192 more words


My First Bass

There is a photo in existence somewhere around here that my aunt took of me. Every time I see it I have a great memory. It is a picture of a little, crew-cut sporting version of me with a gigantic smile holding my first bass ever. 828 more words

Don't Fear What Lies in the Darkness

Over the years, there are things I have encountered in God’s word that I haven’t liked. Generally, these kinds of things, I just chose to ignore. 533 more words

Living the Serenity Prayer

Tonight it accurred to me that working a program and studying the steps is living the serenity prayer.

Here is what I mean…..

I am in that place of understanding that It served me best to accept the things that I cannnot change and to give those things to God. 842 more words

My Truth

Step 1 - Powerless over Alcohol

We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.

– Step 1, The Big Book

We admitted…

The first time I uttered, “I’m an alcoholic”, it was one of the hardest things I had ever struggled to say.

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Stumbling into Trouble

I’ve always been a little on the ornery side.  As a kid, being the oldest of four, there were lots of times that Mom said, “Mike, go tell your sisters dinner is ready” or “Find your brother and tell him  it is time to come home”. 386 more words

Feeding My Faith

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Right now, this minute, 10:25 PM, Monday, October 11, 2010, I am full of fear. If someone would say to me, “Why pray if you are going to worry and why worry if you pray.” I would feel a combination of feelings. 2,121 more words