Addiction: It’s Devastating for Every Family

By marilynldavis

By: Chelsea Vaughn                                                             I Think There’s Something Wrong in my Family   What do you do when you can tell something is not quite right…

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,…

33rd Recovery Anniversay – I’m Wearing Amethyst

By marilynldavis

By: Marilyn L. Davis   Why Amethyst?    The Greeks believed in the healing powers of amethyst, or amethystos, signifying, sober, not drunk.  On this 33rd anniversary of sweating out alcohol, withdrawal from benzos, and crying softly in my detox bed, I’ll wear an amethyst-colored T-shirt and remember why I appreciate ‘not drunk.’ ___ Scared of the…

It’s A Feeling; It Will Pass

By Craig Stratton

But why do people use?  In each of the three categories there’s a common denominator – feelings and emotions.  You know, those things that we do our best to guard and to avoid discussing.  The way we deal with them often dictates  how our day will be and how we respond or react to different situations.