Passover – Easter – Powers Greater than Ourselves

No greater Power, no greater sacrifice, no greater compassion than Moses' love for his people. No greater Power, no greater sacrifice, than Jesus' love for His people. Reaching beyond ourselves to trust as Moses did, to love as Jesus loved. . Moses continued, “The...

The Addicts Pain … The Co-addicts 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? Are you willing to work at relieving the pain in a healthy way? As a recovering codependent, I have to remind...

“Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow”!

Another weekend, and for many it’s another excuse to drink all day and into the night. However, this weekend can be different. There is help for today, and hope for tomorrow. It’s all up to you! April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and the first weekend, April 5-7, 2019,...

Friday – Party- Hardy

For most codependents the weekend is not something we look forward too. For many of us, it means dressing in our "defensive controlling mode." Our gut tells us the addict is always in control, but denial tells us to ignore our instincts. We try to change our loved...

Day 28 National Codependency Awareness Month

As we near the end of this year's National Codependency Awareness Month, I know God has my back. No more guilt. No more blame. And no more shame. He is showing me how to believe in me. Now that's the kind of Power only He can give. Yahoo! Thanks to my Higher Power,...

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NCAM – Day 27

I cannot cure my own co-addiction, but I am determined to challenge my enabling behaviors. And that my friends, begins with Step One. I really do admit I am powerless over others. And when I don't work my program-my life is unmanageable. Thanks to this new awareness,...

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NCAM – Day 25 Listen Up!

Hearing what we want to hear instead of what is being said is another form of Denial. Some of us are so hungry for affection we hear what we want to hear. Amazingly, Bill, Dr. Bob, and the authors of the 12 Steps show us a way to work on this most human shortcoming....

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NCAM – Day 24

Ah, I’m soaking it all in! I’m talking about the inner confidence, growth, self-assurance, and boldness of spirit that came alive when I took Step 3 seriously. It was then I realized God really did care for me. And He definitely cares for you! Step 3. Made a decision...

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National Codependency Awareness – Day 23

Following the 12-Steps has taught me the difference between being alone and being lonely. Through the years, I have learned the difference between being alone and being lonely. And the lesson I've learned is . . . with my Higher Power walking with me, I am never...

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NCAM – DAY 22 Let go and let God

I have a choice, fix me - or stay frustrated because I can't fix anyone else. This is where Step 10 can help me stay focused on Me! 10. Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it. Or, like the slogans reminds, "Let go and Let...

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NCAM – Day 20 There is always Hope!

Hoping Believing Trying Taking my own Moral Inventory Handing over my shortcomings to a Power Greater! Ready We are all worth the effort. But first, we have to take the 6th Step. Are you entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character? Step 6. Were...

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NCAM – Day 19

For the times you think no one cares. No one is listening. Don't despair. Our Higher Power is always on the job. He never fails. He hears. The real question is am I willing to listen to the silence. Or do I need manic to be my constant companion? Is drama what I use...

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