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 stay-at-home guidelines, Life...

We Will Overcome

We can choose to live with fear in the shadow of the ascending Coronavirus curve, or we can choose to flatten the curse by taking steps to stay physically, emotionally, and spiritually healthy. Likewise, when we espouse the spiritual comfort of the 12-Steps, our inner...

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...

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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 stay-at-home guidelines, Life...

read more

We Will Overcome

We can choose to live with fear in the shadow of the ascending Coronavirus curve, or we can choose to flatten the curse by taking steps to stay physically, emotionally, and spiritually healthy. Likewise, when we espouse the spiritual comfort of the 12-Steps, our inner...

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Step 3 – Make the Right Decision!

Its not easy to admit, but the only control we have over COVID-19 is to stay home and stay healthy. Don't believe me? Listen to the stark warning Surgeon General, Jerome Adams sounded this morning. "We really need to come together as a nation" to fight the COVID-19...

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Do you know the One who Leads?

Originally, I had planned to start this blog with, “In these uncertain times . . . ,” but every day I awake is a day filled with uncertainty. Those who know me know I'm a meticulous planner. That's the controlling codependent part of my co-addiction. I am, however,...

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Stepping Out of a Season of Insanity

In Step 1, we admitted we were powerless. In Step 2, we work the Steps and begin to trust in our Higher Power to reach down and pull us out of the pit of despair. And He does! I waited and waited and waited for God. At last he looked; finally he listened. He lifted me...

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Giving Truth the Brush Off

No one is safe and secure living in Denial. Will you live with the truth or die disavowing it? The Franklin County [Ohio] Coroner’s Office reported 10 overdose deaths over the course of 24 hours. Dr. Anahi Ortiz, the Franklin County Coroner, said the deaths all...

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