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...

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...

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,...

Coronavirus – Finding the Hope and Helper in Step One

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LGHtc_D328 1. We admitted that we were powerless over our problems and that our lives had become unmanageable. From the 12 Steps of 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...

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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...

read more

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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A Sinkhole Called Denial

The fault lies in denial, but remember . . . Sobriety is a journey .... not a destination THERE'S A HOLE IN MY SIDEWALK ~ a poem by Portia Nelson Chapter 1 I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost… I am helpless. It isn’t my...

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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...

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