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Negative Environment, Negative Life

Negative people can suck the life out of you.  I made the effort several years ago to cut the negative energy from my life and that meant losing some close friends and also putting some family members at arms length. 361 more words


Letting it go.... 

One of the things in life that is really hard for me to handle is people treating me poorly. That is pretty hard to avoid. There will be times in every single persons life where they are treated with less respect than they deserve. 230 more words


Financial Debt in Sobriety :(

One of the things I struggled with after I got sober was financial amends. One of the first things or steps rather when transitioning back in life is putting the pieces back together of all the wreckage I had done. 448 more words



I’m erasing my pride, I say.
You cannot do that yourself, God says.
I’m coming back to you, I say.
You cannot do that yourself, God says.

© Crystal Chan



“Choosing not to act on an angry impulse and to feel the pain that lies beneath is a very courageous thing to do.” – Gary Zukav… 561 more words


Grieving the Loss of an Addiction or Bad Habit

If you have ever given up a bad habit, you have probably experienced some sadness. Even though addictive behavior leads to self-destruction, there is still a reason why you developed the addiction to begin with. 340 more words


A Personal Prayer of Repentance

Class with Dr. James Cone today awakened something in me that had been dormant for a couple years now.

This is my confession, that in my righteous desire to reject… 647 more words