GROWING PAINS

By marilynldavis

By: Ben Rose   “Someday Somewhere We’ll find a new way of living We’ll find a way of forgiving…” “There’s a Place for Us”, from the 1957 Broadway musical West Side Story    Excrement Occurs   On 4/22/22, I turned 15. Not a chronological 15; I am far older than that. This date represents 15 years of…

More Will Be Revealed

By marilynldavis

  By: Ben Rose  “Ch-ch-ch-changes” David Bowie Change is inevitable. Good change, bad change, everything changes. In recovery, we hope that the changes are for the better. If we are working the steps correctly and taking the suggestions as written, the odds are that changes will be favorable, and at times, startling. The other day I…

Thinking Your Way Out of A Relapse

By marilynldavis

  By: Ben Rose  “Free your mind, and your ass will follow” – Funkadelic   Stinking Thinking Gets You Closer to a Relapse Addictive thinking is a potential sign of relapse. While this isn’t a new concept for those in recovery, we must remember it. Changing addictive thinking and stinking thinking means replacing distorted and…

The Power of Shared Experiences

By marilynldavis

By: Marilyn L. Davis     “Share with others what is working and not working and watch the magic happen in your life as you help others.”― Richie Norton   Who Shares Matters – Or Does It?    The addicted population is one of the most shortsighted groups regarding who we listen to and learn…