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Thoughts on god (1)

Maybe the most life-saving aspect of AA and all the 12-step programs it has spawned is that we get to pick our own higher power. We don’t have to consider anyone else’s views of an HP — certainly not religion’s — as we generate an idea of the source in which we’ll place our trust. 1,101 more words

Recovery

cannot love yet I love, wish on dreams just because, confused with expectation but I try and conform, never get it right, still I am told its the norm. 531 more words

ADDICTION

Easy living, Cheshire cat keep grinning, but the smile hides a lie, round here you can die. Over the colour of a vest, the way you wear it on a chest, it all becomes relevant, when shot callers send a posse out. 204 more words

ADDICTION

Day By Day

Day by day I am faced by the good, the bad, and the ugliness of humanity. No one really knows my struggles. The struggles of recovery in a world filled of addiction is real. 133 more words

Life Choices

Sometimes you can be wrong.  An old friend arrived at the door. She needed help. I begrudgingly obliged. Next she sat down and I felt frustration until I asked if she planned on staying till her money went in after midnight. 536 more words

ADDICTION

How to Find Inner Calm When Facing Outer Chaos

I’ll admit, this week’s been a tough one for me. With friends and family facing unpredictable fires, I have felt concerned and helpless. This morning as I sought my own inner peace amidst these circumstances, I realized I have something to offer those suffering. 99 more words

Inspiration