Choosing Sobriety

By marilynldavis

By: Deb Palmer     “We design our lives through the power of choices.”― Golden Flower ____ Choosing Our Fate Runs in the Family   When my children were little, I offered choices like clean your room or scrub toilets, get along or spend the day pulling weeds.  “You choose,” I’d say with a smile. Choices…

Recovery is Removing the Armor of Addiction

By marilynldavis

I could not dissipate those feelings and was alone in my armor with them. It was an insidious trap. However, most of us who are semi-delusional from our use, do not understand that while we think we’re protecting ourselves, we are also preventing ourselves from receiving help. 

Recovery Started with Participation in Treatment

By marilynldavis

By: Marilyn L Davis     Participation: Start with Your Counselor     “I found the prospect daunting, but somehow comforting, too, because the counselors insisted it could be done, and, after all, many of them were recovering alcoholics themselves.” ― Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot   Recently someone referred…

A Woman in Need of God: Author, Whitney McKendree Moore

By marilynldavis

By: Marilyn L. Davis In reading Whitney McKendree Moore’s book, Whit’s End, the first thing that stood out was how self-sufficient, poised, and seemingly together she appeared. However, we all know that looks are deceiving. Adeptly moving from one type of crisis to another, she finally realizes she can’t fix the problems, can’t control the…