12 Steps + MLK, Jr = Wisdom of Decency

While compiling some of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most memorable quotes, I discovered many of them mirrored the wisdom of the 12 Steps. See if you agree. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable. “Faith is taking the...

Lost and Found

To prove I haven’t lost my sense of humor the meme of the gal admitting, “Of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my mind the most,” always brings a smile to my face. That is until the countless times a day when I walk into a room, stop, and...

What’s Not to Like?

Happy Friday everyone. Join me in welcoming day 10 of National Codependency Awareness Month. Like me, I pray you are learning something new and special, about yourself each day. Whenever I have a positive “Aha” moment of self-discovery, I think of the upbeat tune from...

Spiritual Principles of Step 1, 2, and 3

Today, the third day of 2020 is an opportune time to share the principles embedded in the first three steps of the 12-Step Program. Step 1. We admitted we were powerless over our problems—that our lives had become unmanageable. THE SPIRITUAL PRINCIPLE of Step 1 calls...

Experience, Strength, Hope

At a recent Life Recovery 12-Step Faith-Based meeting, we shared our EXPERIENCE, STRENGTH, and HOPE from Christmas’ past and yes, we even shared our anxiety about the upcoming holiday. The beautiful take-away, for me, was hearing the STRENGTH of everyone in the room....