Past Forward >🚙>

In reading the Big Book of AA, page 86, it states that "we must be careful not to drift into worry, remorse or morbid reflection, for that would diminish our usefulness to others." I have long struggled with this concept in recovery. The thought popped into my head the other day while standing in the… Continue reading Past Forward >🚙>

Forgiven injustice

It's a quiet evening, I'm listening to country music on the cable. No, not "young country", but the old-school stuff. It's good for writing. One of the larger steps I took in my recovery, which I continue to re-visit on a regular basis is the subject of forgiveness. That I cannot place sins on "the… Continue reading Forgiven injustice

Digging deeper on Saturday…

Well, the weather has been somewhat unremarkable. But that is not the reason I am a bit tardy on my latest entry. When it gets really dark, cold and rainy, I will have a tendancy toward curling up in a little ball and just...hibernating. I really don't feel productive, communicative or any other verb. So,… Continue reading Digging deeper on Saturday…

Broken things…

Cold and rainy, but snowy in the mountains, which is good for the folks that are into snow sports. I have been known to attempt to ski but, like making sausage and passing laws, it's not something that's pretty. Here and there, I have been missing people out of my life that, for whatever reason… Continue reading Broken things…

Gratitude and Release…

Cloudy, colder, November has set in. The song goes "I'm no longer a slave to fear, for I am a child of God...". This is running through my head during my prayer and mediation time this morning as I sit, pen in hand but not much coming up. In the recovery group I am a… Continue reading Gratitude and Release…

And….breathe…

It was another warm day. And I enjoyed going to the gym, and got to see some more of my favorite small people. So many of my friends and acquaintances are very spun up about recent events. Even my grandson was upset and looking to his mom for answers about what will happen in his… Continue reading And….breathe…