Are You Judging the Newcomer?

By marilynldavis

As we fight our addictions and try to remove stigma, we must remove judgment within the walls of the sacred places that we meet to heal.

Recovery: When You Contribute, We All Learn

By marilynldavis

We had a new member in our group tonight. Most of the women have over six months in recovery and facilitating this group, I’ve gotten to know them.  I never expect the newest to speak first, but always acknowledge them and let them know that they may either speak first or let us know when they are ready to introduce themselves; but to always feel free to contribute to the conversation at any time.