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Growing pains.

When I was younger, I had a very different idea of who I would be when I grew up than how I’ve actually turned out. For one thing, I never believed I would stop going to church and lose touch with God. 493 more words


Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

I love this video by Johann Harri. In it he explains that the opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety, it is connection. We all need to feel connected to others, to belong, to be loved and accepted as we are. 11 more words

Healing From Child Abuse

Lost Brave

a lost brave
leans against a building
(tho he is unwelcome)
beside a busy walk.
everything he owns
fills a pack
upon his back

he is far… 123 more words


Women Now Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, and That's Bad

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — American women are catching up to men when it comes to using and abusing alcohol, a new government report shows. 449 more words

Health News

step one

we admitted we were powerless, that our lives had become unmanageable.

This means to me that drinking is a bad idea for me.  It means that even though I have master’s degrees in divinity and psychology I need a group of drunks to show me the way.   94 more words


Writing and Alcohol

Well, there’s no Internet at my favorite coffee shop (at least, not for me, and I don’t want to fiddle with my laptop anymore). It’s not that big of deal; I can start my post here in Word and copy it over. 810 more words