Addicted to Caring or Controlling

Do you know the difference? The challenge is to strike a healthy balance between compassionate caring and compulsive controlling. Keep life manageable, stay in Step. Beginning with Step 1, Fess up! Admit! Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that...

Denial or Selective Hearing

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month. The theme for 2019 is, “Communication Across the Lifespan” (ASHA American Speech-Language-Hearing Association). This information interests me because at nine months of age I underwent a mastoidectomy behind my...

Manic Mind to Thankful Thoughts

Living with someone who was not working a12-Step program—those were my anxiety-training years. One of the lessons I tried to master during this frantic-fitness training was to control my wild thoughts as I waited for the police to call and tell me my alcohol...

Decisions, Decisions

Do I really need to go? Have to go? Maybe I should just stay home and watch Law and Order reruns. It’s your life, live it to the fullest. Take the first Step and Go! Life Recovery@North Creek – Monday evening, 7PM – 8PM, North Creek Presbyterian...

Need a 12-Step Group?

As of January 2018, there were more than 61,000 Alcoholics Anonymous groups in the United States. Worldwide, the number is over 68,000, with a total of 2,000,000 plus members “working the Steps.” https://www.aa.org/assets/en_US/smf-53_en.pdf Back in 1935,...