Monthly Archives: August 2017

Competition between Martyrs

August 31, 2017

“Yes, I know your spouse is an alcoholic, but my son is an alcoholic, and that’s different. That’s worse!” My pain is greater than yours! What an easy trap…

Your attitude is contagious

August 30, 2017

“I like skydiving with Todd,” Pat said. “He’s got such a good attitude. When you’re in the air with him, no matter what happens, you just get the feeling…

Relax and flow

August 28, 2017
Daily Meditations

I visited the Hoover Dam in Nevada some time ago and marveled at its construction and purpose. Here was a huge structure that had been built into a canyon…

Spontaneity and Fun

August 25, 2017
Daily Meditations

Practice being spontaneous. Practice having fun. The joy of recovery is that we finally get to experiment. We get to learn new behaviors, and we don’t have to do…

Moving Forward

August 23, 2017
Daily Meditations

Much as we would like, we cannot bring everyone with us on this journey called recovery. We are not being disloyal by allowing ourselves to move forward. We don’t…