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True Joy

Its not that things are not going my way, it's just that I am asking for too much....


Today I will be vulnerable

Vulnerability is opening myself up to risk...perhaps of getting hurt.  Taking a chance...


What is Letting go?

You’ve heard the phrase “let go” again and again. But what does it really mean? “Let...


Don't conquer the mountain, become one with the mountain.

Experience life while letting go of the results. Not to win or lose, control or relinquish....


Little sacrifices beget momentous rewards.

“I just wish I could have a few drinks with my friends…”…”I just wish I could have...


How to Deal with The Return of The Dark Night of the Soul

Let us not forget that just as the sun will rise again bringing the light, so the...


The Dark Night of the Soul

No addiction has a cure. It can be arrested contingent on a holistic (mind, body,...


Giving in to my addiction is a violent act.

For alcoholics/addicts, picking up the first drink/drug is a VIOLENT act. Rape is...


The Ocean

Friends, brothers, sisters in recovery,   I live on an island in the Atlantic...


The Parable of the Angel and the Imp

A companion in my AA group was hospitalized 33 times, and was homeless for 10 years....