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Recovering, or Recovered? Which am I?

It’s been nearly four years since I took my last drink of alcohol, and since that time I have been to literally hundreds of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. 634 more words


The Power of Vulnerability

A very good boss once pointed me to Dr. Brene Brown’s book Daring Greatly.  It covers the topic of vulnerability and how that ultimately leads to more connection and success in both professional and personal life.  186 more words

Godly Father Tries to Hinder Wayward Son from Running a Bar but Gets Slapped in the Face

This sad story of a godly father who tries to hinder his wayward son from running a bar was narrated by the late RA Torrey in his book, … 567 more words


Alcoholism #2

This continues my story with alcoholism.  Post #1 here: https://starandlotus.wordpress.com/2016/06/13/alcoholism-1/

So I had just graduated from the military’s mental health program for alcoholism, and I was pissed.   399 more words

Know Thyself - But Is It Enough?

The other day, my husband, stepson and I were in the car, coming home from shopping, and we were having a discussion about why we each behave the way we do. 675 more words


Just Do the Next First Thing

3:48 am

I think I’m almost tired enough to fall asleep but he’s awake now, turning the TV on.

I try to cover my head with the sheet but it doesn’t help. 911 more words


I’ve been smoking a lot since I gave up drinking. Won’t it be an irony if I finally manage to get sober and then get lung cancer. That will be a laugh.