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Slogans: Catchword or Contribution?

By: Marilyn L. Davis “If you have discovered a truth, tell it first to a parrot! Every new truth needs an insistent repetition!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Don’t You Know the Slogan? The other night there was a new man in our group. When I asked him why he chose to come to treatment, his […]

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Recovery Isn’t Perfection; It’s Progress

Learning to Walk in Our Recovery
I then asked them if they would criticize a toddler who stumbled while learning to walk, or if when their children did stumble and fall, did they think, ‘Boy this kid will never walk.’

These questions usually get me some perplexed looks and the standard, “Of course not. Kids have to learn that stuff, and they’re going to fall. They just get back up.”

It’s the same for our recovery.

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