Holy Thursday Treachery

For us Christians, Holy Thursday, along with the day Jesus washed the feet of his disciples, is also the day Judas betrayed his friend, Jesus. When I saw the following five-minute video, it presented a new slant in the events of Holy Thursday. It reminded me of the...

I’m a Co-addict? What? When? How Did That Happen?

For me, it happened when my zealous passion to help my spouse with his substance use disorder drowned out my common sense. But it wasn’t until I took the first step and admitted my life was out of control that I realized I was a Co-addict—always trying—never...

Who in The World Is Lois Wilson?

Today, on International Women's Day 2024, I am honored to introduce you to, Lois Wilson the woman who saved my sanity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVCYeL8Uv8s . . . “If you stick with this, living out what I tell you, you are my disciples for sure. Then you will...

DNA: Detach Not Abandon – Discover New Alternatives

Feel guilty for refusing to make excuses for the addict in your life? Do you feel like you've abandoned them? Feeling guilty about letting go and letting God? For me, guilt is a killer. Guilt will kill my hope. Guilt whispers in my ear, and if I allow it, guilt will...

Holy Thursday Treachery

For us Christians, Holy Thursday, along with the day Jesus washed the feet of his disciples, is also the day Judas betrayed his friend, Jesus. When I saw the following five-minute video, it presented a new slant in the events of Holy Thursday. It reminded me of the...

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I’m a Co-addict? What? When? How Did That Happen?

For me, it happened when my zealous passion to help my spouse with his substance use disorder drowned out my common sense. But it wasn’t until I took the first step and admitted my life was out of control that I realized I was a Co-addict—always trying—never...

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Who in The World Is Lois Wilson?

Today, on International Women's Day 2024, I am honored to introduce you to, Lois Wilson the woman who saved my sanity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVCYeL8Uv8s . . . “If you stick with this, living out what I tell you, you are my disciples for sure. Then you will...

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12 Step Meeting – A Safe Place to Share

In this last weekend of National Codependent Awareness Month, would you like to share how you're feeling today? If so, a Zoom or in-person meeting may be just the place for you. It's been over 30 years since I attended my first Al-Anon meeting. No Zoom meetings then,...

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Keeping the Dream Alive – One Step at a Time

Like me, do you see how each of the original 12 Steps of AA relates to the wise insights of 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...

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Hi, my Name is Diane, and I am a Codependent.

Learning to Let go and Let God, is definitely not for sissies. . . . “Step out of the traffic! Take a long, loving look at me, your High God, above politics, above everything.” (Psalm 46:10 MSG). In other words . . . Our God says, “Calm down, and learn that I am God ....

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The Bold Truth of Steps 1,2,3

National Codependency Awareness Month reminds us to 'fess up and ADMIT. 1. Admit I was powerless, but that doesn't mean I'm helpless. 2. Admit to the times I acted erratic; my behavior was off the wall. My Sanity had to be restored. 3. Admit it was time to make sound...

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