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 first step...

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 retrace my steps, hoping I...

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...

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 first step...

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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 retrace my steps, hoping I...

read more

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...

read more

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...

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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....

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(3D)Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month…

If you’ve managed to stay in Step all year, then congratulate yourself for reaching the 12th month and the 12th Step. Step 12. Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to others, and to practice these principles in...

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Still Counting Our Blessings

As we head into the Christmas season, please join me in taking steps to continue with a sense of radical gratitude! November is the 11th month and it is not too late to count on the power of the 11th Step to keep us focused on living one day at a time. Sought through...

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Veterans Day 2019

November 11, a day set apart to respect all military men and women who served to keep us free. A day to affirm their sacrifice and pray for those who suffer from PTSD and seek consolation in drugs and alcohol. According to Addictioncenter.com, "Many men and women who...

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