April is Alcohol Awareness Month – Stop Numbing the Pain

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, but are you Aware that addiction begins with pain—and ends in even more pain? Are you Aware of where your pain originated, and willing to work at relieving the pain in a healthy way?...

Marching Onward the Power of Step 3

We made a decision to turn our wills and our lives over to the care of God.  Each one of us comes to God with a past. In turning our lives over to him, we give him our entire selves, including our past losses and shame. We hand over to him every moment of disgrace,...

Finding Strength in Step 3

Step 3. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. R U ready to flex your spiritual muscles and seek the God of your understanding? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaExbTPGwGs&t=9s IF you have faith in God and don’t...

Marching Onward the Power of Step 3

We made a decision to turn our wills and our lives over to the care of God.  Each one of us comes to God with a past. In turning our lives over to him, we give him our entire selves, including our past losses and shame. We hand over to him every moment of disgrace,...

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Finding Strength in Step 3

Step 3. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. R U ready to flex your spiritual muscles and seek the God of your understanding? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaExbTPGwGs&t=9s IF you have faith in God and don’t...

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2nd Month, 2nd Step – Always Moving Forward

In Father Martin’s ageless Step 2 video on YouTube, the late and much-respected recovered alcoholic priest points out that the word sobriety is not mentioned in any of the 12 Steps. What is shared in Step 2 is the word “Sanity.”   To understand the process of...

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Sure, I’ve Made Mistakes …

. . . but after each 12-Step meeting, mentoring session, and confidential conversation I discovered personal growth was possible because of the Steps I took. First, I had to become willing to --- admitto believemake a decisionsearch withinconfess harmful behaviorbe...

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Step 2 Interesting Choice of Words

Step Two does not promise a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sobriety. What the second Step says is it could restore us Sanity! Step 2 is when we finally come to our senses and admit we can’t do this recovery walk on our own. We need help. Ever notice...

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In Love or in Need – Do You Know the Difference?

How needy are you? It all depends on how badly you want to fix, control, and enable the love of your life. For some, a significant other with severe neediness issues is a relationship breaker. For others, the needier the person - the bigger the challenge is to roll up...

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