Before we close out Alcohol Awareness Month, I’m curious. When was the last time you checked your pain level chart?

I ask because no matter how many times I view this powerful three-minute video there is always something new for me to take away and learn from. Don’t take my word for watch it for yourself and I believe you will come away with a new awareness of the “dis”-ease of addiction and co-addiction.

Why the Pain?

Feel the pain.

Before the pain gets worse, please consider joining a recovery program, and take to first step to Healing your pain.

Just Google, AA, Al-Anon,, and other 12 Step groups for meetings in your area or online. And if you’re looking for a Faith-Based 12-Step program, the group I attend is Life Recovery and the link to meetings in your area is  Meetings | Life Recovery (

If your heart is broken, you’ll find God right there; if you’re kicked in the gut, he’ll help you catch your breath (Psalm 34:18 MSG).