Thursday Truths: Ben R.

By marilynldavis

As an old spiritual says, “nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen.” I suspect though that most addicts know. My problems in life were not unique, I just had more of them than most. And, my problems were compounded from an early age.

GROWING PAINS

By marilynldavis

By: Ben Rose   “Someday Somewhere We’ll find a new way of living We’ll find a way of forgiving…” “There’s a Place for Us”, from the 1957 Broadway musical West Side Story    Excrement Occurs   On 4/22/22, I turned 15. Not a chronological 15; I am far older than that. This date represents 15 years of…

Recovery Is In Bloom

By marilynldavis

By: Ben Rose     GENEROSITY OF THE SEASON    Ramadan Kareem translates to, “Have a generous Ramadan.” Allahu Akram often follows this greeting, “The Lord is much more generous.” This greeting and response are standard this time of year in The Muslim faith. Fasting from sunrise to sunset to celebrate the revelation of the Quran,…