“Slips”

I can’t count the times I’ve heard shares in various fellowships like this: “I just had one beer, but I figured since I’d slipped anyway I might as well have another.”  (Substitute pertinent acting out for “beer”.)

All too often, these sorts of remarks are heard from folks who were “out there” for much longer than just an evening or a couple of days, most often for months or years, and they all say it got worse than before.  Because the next morning  Continue reading

Letting Go Of Our Blindness

by Bill

purp_oxWhen we are no longer blinded by addiction, we find ourselves open to a new world of beauty and discovery.  We notice and marvel at wonders that never before registered as worthy of our attention, from the perfection of a tiny flower at our feet to the laugh lines of a loved one.  The isolation of our addiction opens up into a universe of delights to explore and cherish.

All we have to do is overcome our fear of change and get to work.