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First Steps Toward Freedom

“Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.”

This is a slogan we often use in the recovery community. And I find that it is accurate. For those who are recovering from an addiction, or those who care for those in recovery, denial is often the first and greatest obstacle standing between the addict and sanity. 1,755 more words


Hearts of Palm in Prime Time, Honestly

We’re not in the witness protection program, but it sure felt that way when we woke up Monday morning in a trailer park in southwest Florida, disoriented, displaced, and a little overwhelmed. 484 more words

Our Mission: Swapping Stories.

This is one of those things that I can’t explain. How can sharing our testimony, giving a witness, swapping stories help someone else?

This thought from The Life Recovery Bible explains it well. 399 more words

Personal Experience

Seeking W.I.S.D.O.M...

“Serenity Prayer Sunset”

Photography with text

Sharon Cummings


Find Serenity Here…


Step # 11 Seeking Improvement In Our God Connect

While any step of the 12 Step Program can be revisited, and probably should be from time to time, the last three are “continual” steps. They are not accomplished then checked off the list. 584 more words

Personal Experience

Dirt, Dust, and Step # 10

You’ve seen it.
You’ve practiced it.
That phenomenon know as “Spring Cleaning”.

It’s historical roots are in an era when we lived differently. It was very much about the deep cleaning that was needed when the weather warmed up. 461 more words

Personal Experience

No Clever Title, Just Revisiting Step # 9.

Step # 9, “We made direct amends to such people whenever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.”

THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOU… 560 more words