Jumping Off

Addiction is “Running Away”. Most people think the addict is running away from responsibilities, families or they just don’t want to grow up. What the addict is really running away from is themselves and their feelings of loneliness and heartache.They never get away, they just dig the hole deeper. This is the wheel of […]

By |February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pain & Struggle

“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable,
Unhappy or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.”

By |February 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Selfish Pleasure

All advanced spiritual practice involves a conscious effort to harness the desire of pleasure in the service of some higher purpose. That is why spiritual practice is necessary to recovery from addiction. Because addiction is the unbridled pursuit of pleasure.

By |January 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Live the life and not just talk about it.

We in recovery have a responsibility and obligation to live the spiritual principles we talk about in the rooms. To not let intolerance of those we disagree with control and poison our emotions. The millions of us who live in recovery can be the powerful example of others of how to rise above our […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The most exhaustive thing in life is being insincere.

We have put ourselves in situations that required us to be constantly on our guard. We became to keenly attuned to the people around us and how to please them or avoid their anger that we became manipulators and lost contact with our own inner message.This method of survival doesn’t allow the possibilities of […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Acceptance

Our very first problem is to accept our present circumstances as they are, ourselves as we are, and the people about us as they are. This is to adopt a realistic humility without which no genuine advance can even begin. Again and again, we shall need to return to that unflattering point of departure. […]

By |January 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sorrow & Grief

Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground. – Oscar Wilde

This is a meditation on the sacred groud of grief and the ways it enables us to walk in this world with it’s realities of loss and death,how it shakes us and breaks us open to the depths of soul we could not imagine. […]

By |January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Comfortable in your own skin

When we are uncomfortable in our own skin, there are only two actions we can take. The first action is to be honest with ourselves so we can understand what it is about ourselves and the life we live that makes it impossible to be comfortable in our own skin. Once we honestly look […]

By |December 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Count your blessings

“Ah, poor me”, we sometimes say, “I have to work so hard” “I have so much stress” “If only my problem with money would get better, then I would be content{“, “ I just don’t understand my spouse”, “Why can’t my family have fewer troubles”. This attitude of self pity is as ancient as […]

By |December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Powerlessness

My most difficult challenge in life is accepting my powerlessness in my life and in the lives of those I care for. I like to think that good things happen to good people, she will love me forever, if I work out enough I’ll always be healthy, if I work hard enough I’ll always […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments