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My Father

Dealing with an alcoholic father is really hard. Most times; I want to die. I get emotionally drained and I often find myself avoiding my father completely. 234 more words


Just the facts, ma'am.

This, they tell me, is the short version of the 12 Steps. Simple, right? Yeahhhhh, not really.

Trust God
When I began my journey into this new life, I really didn’t think I could trust God for anything other than punishment and agony. 224 more words


Train Bound West (18)

With that, Trainer was off to the races. For the entirety of two hours he spoke with the enthusiasm of an evangelical preacher to a crowd riveted by his spiritual insights, sage anecdotes, and skilled approaches to calming the mind and sourcing serenity from the turmoil of life. 169 more words


The Family Solution ™: Coming to Terms with Addiction.

In the past several weeks I have been asked if I work with families of addicts and alcoholics.  And my answer is “yes, of course.” The next question has been an interesting one – do I urge them to go to Al-Anon, because these families have tried it, hate it, and don’t want anything to do with it. 1,095 more words


Day Two: Narrandera to Tanunda

800km / 8 hours ETA / 7:30am – 5:30pm

Hazy. Groggy. Liver’s hurting. Kidney’s hurting. We took one for the team, well for the Astra at least. 1,070 more words


Endigar 674 ~ "We Pause . . . and Ask"

From the Daily Reflections of January 20;

As we go through the day we pause, when agitated or doubtful, and ask for the right thought or action.   294 more words

Vitamins For Recovering Alcoholics

If you have ever been around a recovering alcoholic, you are probably familiar with the phrase, “if this is what it’s like, I’m going back to drinking.” Many of the lethargic feelings and skin irritation that people initially battling alcoholism suffer from are caused by a lack of vitamins. 319 more words