Happy Anniversary, Dr. Bob, and AA!

Dr. Bob had his last drink on June 10, 1935, and so began the first step on a journey to healing, and a healthier way of life for millions who suffer from addictions.  Who was Dr. Bob? If you are a friend of Bill W., then you know Dr. Bob. Dr. Bob Smith, along with...

Road to Equality – 30 Years Ago

“Oh no, LORD, don’t let it break down now,” I moaned as the car sputtered on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Please, help me get to the next exit.” I’d been visiting my sons at college and was an hour from home when my car began losing power. When I reached the...

Recovery Garden – Victory Garden

DURING WW I and WW II, citizens planted vegetable and fruit gardens to supplement their food rations. Along with supplying food for the body, the gardens began to lift the spirits of those who began to see the fruits of their labor. WE have all struggled and toiled to...

Powerless but Never Hopeless!

Addiction is a “Disease of Isolation.” It’s true, whether it’s substance, behavioral, or codependent control abuse issues, some form of isolation is involved. However, rather than isolate from healthy communication during the COVID-19...