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An Analogy:

Okay. You know how when you’re taking a walk and you say to yourself, “Damn, I should have taken the car! I’d be there by now!” Well – there are no fast ways to reach sobriety and all that it entails. Because it’s a process. There are numerous steps involved – just like when youContinue reading “An Analogy:”

AA Step 6 ~ Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.

Entirely ready? God’s going to remove all of them? What if I need one later? What if I remove my defects myself through the practice of honesty and self-awareness, doing my best to make right choices and acting in integrity? Then I could say Iā€™m actually in the process of working on this stuff ā€“Continue reading “AA Step 6 ~ Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.”

The Process. Drink, Get Sober, Relapse, Repeat.

While I understand and respect the value of experiencing the full process of addiction and recovery – I feel the need to put it out there that many who do choose to directly experience every nuance of the path, don’t make it to the happy ending called recovery. For some of us – our addictionsContinue reading “The Process. Drink, Get Sober, Relapse, Repeat.”