It’s been awhile. Lots of changes. We changed locations, and got a new sofa. So yeah, I’ve had a lot going on. But I’ve continued to work with sponsees and besides being sick over the holidays, continued to serve at and attend recovery meetings. I have been feeling a bit disconnected lately though, with all… Continue reading Bursting the Bubble
So it’s been an interesting few … and I’ll leave it there. I’ve been spending time just doing life. Praying, reading, serving, working and living. And not writing. Not really. Every time I get the thought in my head that I need to pick up and jot a few thoughts down, I push the idea… Continue reading Grace Now
Mother’s Day. Everyone looks at this day through a slightly different lens. I had a strained relationship with my mother, as anyone who has followed this blog knows, for many reasons. I have walked through my recovery issues where they are concerned and feel as though we have come to a truce. What can still… Continue reading Another Day
Another Easter come and gone. The rain quit long enough for eggs to be hunted and for chocolates to be enjoyed. Attended a different fellowship for family reasons, and got reminded why I appreciate a smaller and somewhat quieter Sunday experience, but to each his or her own. The rain has returned just in time… Continue reading Powerlessness and the walk
Woke up nice and early on a Saturday morning. Really early. Thinking about many things, several of which I could write about, but God had specific issues in mind for this entry. Okay, so up and at ‘em, coffee made and drank, breakfast eaten, and off to the races. Many have heard the term PINK… Continue reading Beyond the Pink
As I travel through relationships with others, I must keep in mind that recovery is a gift that keeps on giving, to restore my heart so that I might be of service to God in my interactions with those I love and have yet to love. Without working the principles of recovery, I become childish… Continue reading Love is…
Attraction. Excitement. Fun. All the things we enjoy about meeting someone and being in a relationship with them, especially that special someone. We date, spend time together and then a commitment is made. Years pass and the shine wears off, or at least it did in my case. I have been married twice. And I… Continue reading Fresh Start
Anger. It can separate us from our better judgement, from each other and from God. In my early life, I was not allowed to express anger about much of anything. So I didn’t understand how to express myself and my frustrations in a healthy way. When my anger did come boiling out, it was ugly. … Continue reading Anger and what to do with it.