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Sept. 26, 2016 - Addiction and Recovery: Today's Gift from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Today’s thought from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is:

It may be those who do most, dream most.
 — Stephen Leacock…
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119 Years

And the Lord, He it is that doth go before thee; He will be with thee, He will not fail thee; fear not, neither be dismayed. 665 more words

A Reason to Celebrate - Day 112

I went to the training meeting for the Celebrating Life in Recovery friendship program that’s starting this Tuesday. (7:00-9:00 if you’re local…let’s do this together, shall we?) My pastor had mentioned last week that I might want to consider being a group facilitator. 408 more words


I've been born...Not reborn

I often hear people say they want their life back to how it used to be for them. That they had such a better life before they became mentally ill or diseased by addiction. 1,393 more words

Mental Health

Townes Van Zandt

Being born is going blind
And biting down a thousand times
To echoes strung
On pure temptation

Sorrow and solitude
These are the precious things…

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What I've Learned from 80 Days of Sobriety

So, I’ve been alcohol-free for 80 days. That feels like everything and nothing at all. I thought I’d write a little piece here about some of the things I’ve come to realize for myself in the past 80 days – things I wish someone would’ve explained to me before I started. 688 more words