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"Not My Fault" A Universal Excuse

If you have ever blamed someone else, you are in good company. It’s a practice that has been going on since the first people on earth. 444 more words

Personal Experience

Poems for recovery

I had an amazing experience this week. After a year of social media exploration, accumulating over a thousand Twitter @docflamingo followers the hard way (thanking them, not buying them!), I found myself receiving a sudden flood of Retweets, those very hard to come by Twitter accolades. 241 more words

Karen Stephen Author

You Want Me To Do What!?!

Step #3, “We made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God, as we understood Him. 586 more words

Personal Experience

A Power To Restore Sanity

Step # 2, We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

“A Power greater than ourselves”, that instantly causes problems. 462 more words

Personal Experience

Habitual Behaviors And Unmanageability

Step # 1 “We admitted that we were powerless over our addictions – that our lives had become unmanageable.

Once we get there, it is relatively easy to admit our powerlessness and our life’s unmanageability. 510 more words

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The Easy Path Proved Difficult

“Take it easy”  “Don’t work to hard”  Common greetings in today’s world. I have used those phrases also. But I have also learned, the hard way, that that philosophy has some flaws. 360 more words

Personal Experience