Recovery: The Awe and A.W.E.

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By: Marilyn L. Davis The Awe       Remembering the words of Purvi Raniga, “Life is magical. Being alive in this present moment is magic. Be in awe of this magic and you will understand how priceless this life is!!” I remember the first time I felt awe, that feeling of respect mixed with wonder.…

Thanksgiving: Terrific for Some; Triggers for Others

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by: Marilyn L. Davis   Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner? Trigger Alert     “This is the moment I realize that our traumas never really go away. They live inside of us, in the deepest darkest pits of our own tiny hells. Cocked and loaded, waiting for someone to come along and pull the trigger.”―…

Authenticity in our Recovery

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    By: Marilyn L. Davis      What is Authentic?    “To be authentic, we must cultivate the courage to be imperfect — and vulnerable. We have to believe that we are fundamentally worthy of love and acceptance, just as we are. I’ve learned that there is no better way to invite more grace,…

Do I Have to Work on my Recovery, Today?

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The success of your recovery depends on maintaining vigilance or awareness. You’ve worked hard to give up drugs and alcohol; that’s the getting into recovery. If we don’t work on our recovery every day, we run the risk of becoming complacent, and that’s a dangerous place to be. Are you safe-guarding your recovery today with routines?