Step One – Powerful Beginning

Do you believe it’s January 31 already? Just like that the thirty-one days of Dry January are over–but they don’t have to be. You can challenge your willpower to another clean and sober day – one day at a time. Equally important, is for us...

Put Our Hands Together for Lois W!

Thank you Lois W, founder of Al-Anon for sharing your firsthand, hard-lived wisdom with others. Because of Lois Wilson, I have a better understanding of the need to admit and deal with my dysfunctional codependent behaviors. Incidentally, or not, Lois just happened to...

Taking The First Three Steps

First three steps of Al-Anon in a nutshell – – – 1. I can’t.2. God Can.3. So let Him! 1. WE admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable. 2. WE came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. 3. WE Made...

MLK Jr. Steps to Civility

Tell me if you agree each of the original 12 steps is followed by engaging relatable quotes from Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the...

Just what is a Co-Addict?

Is it the same as an enabler, a codependent, a people pleaser, a control geek? Or is it someone who loves someone so much they forfeit their peace of mind to try and fix that person? In time, and with the help of a 12-Step support group, the co-addict will learn the...