My Heroes

By marilynldavis

By: RevKev Hometown Heroes We grew up with heroes; from books, to celebrities, to green bulky entities that would save us. But I’m seeing that while they are sometimes good role models, my heroes are closer to home.   “So much is asked of parents, and so little is given.” –Virginia Satir My parents were high-school…

Graves, Grief, and Getting Help

By marilynldavis

By: RevKev “I thought over and over about what I was going to do when Carly overdosed and died.  How would we go on? And then I knew: I wouldn’t go on. And then I realized that it was just going to be too painful to actually have to watch her die. Right in front…

Secrets and Shame

By marilynldavis

They only will have a chance to make it if they do the footwork.  If I keep secrets that leads to shame and shame feeds the addiction.  I found out that I don’t always need an umbrella and a lifejacket, and I can try new things and new ways.  Not everyone in this World was put here to make my life miserable; there are good, kind people here.  I’m not so bad as long as I’m sober!