WHO IS LEADING? WHO AM I FOLLOWING?

By marilynldavis

As a child of, a wife of, a niece of, and probably a granddaughter of an alcoholic, I developed my own case of Alcoholism. My bottle did not contain liquor; it contained Worry and an assortment of other poisonous spirits that lured me into a wild-and-crazy way of dancing through my life.

Is Trust a Must?

By marilynldavis

By Whitney McKendree Moore   “When I first stopped trying to fix other people, I turned my attention to ‘curing’ myself. I was in a hurry to get this healing process over… I looked forward to the day I would graduate from Al-Anon and get on with my life. As year two and year three…

HOW MUCH TIME LEFT?

By marilynldavis

  By Whitney McKendree Moore   “What you have become is the price you paid to get what you thought you wanted.” ~Mignon McLaughlin   Reflecting on What I Thought I Wanted   I’m on the eve of celebrating my 72nd birthday and my 48th year of marriage, thanks to 30 years of Twelve Step…

Recovery: Are You the Hundredth Monkey?

By marilynldavis

The hundredth monkey theory gives me me hope! What if I (or you) were the equivalent of “the hundredth monkey” so to speak? I know I am not because, if I were, every woman in the world would be in Twelve-Step recovery, washing their respective “potatoes.”

KEPT and SWEPT

By marilynldavis

  By Whitney McKendree Moore   “Mature adults gravitate toward new values and understandings, not just rehashing and blind acceptance of past patterns and previous learning. This is an ongoing process and maturity demands lifelong learners.” ― David W. Earle LPC- Love is Not Enough     As I celebrate my third decade in recovery, I…