Recovery: Beyond Up, Down, Functioning, and Existing

By marilynldavis

I Gave Up Drugs, Why Can’t I Function?
I got into recovery and wasn’t functioning well, because I did not realize how much damage I had done to my body and brain.

Guest Posts: Your Words Make a Difference

By marilynldavis

By: Marilyn L. Davis   Words Have Power    “Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm,…

A Life History 4th Step Helps Us Heal

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By: Marilyn L. Davis     Mine was a Light and Dark Life History   “To live by grace means to acknowledge my whole life history, the light side, and the dark. In admitting my shadow side, I learn who I am and what God’s grace means.” ~ Brennan Manning When I wrote my 4th Step…

Let’s be Brave Together in our Recovery

By marilynldavis

Am I fearless? No. I have merely decided that I’ll be brave while still feeling scared. I know that 23 million other people are in recovery and will stand by me and encourage me; that helps me be brave and take the next leap of faith.