Perspective: To Raise Our Children, We Must First Raise Ourselves

by Carey Sipp We’ve heard the quote before: “what a man thinketh, a man does; what he does, he becomes…” When I clearly understood the importance of being a good example for my children, I revised that old quote: “What a child sees, a child does. What a child...

Taking Step Two

Step 2 Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.   Lack of power, that was our dilemma. We had to find a power by which we could live, and it had to be a Power greater than ourselves. Obviously. But where and how were we to...

Perspective: Walk in Your Authenticity

by Tony A. I stumbled across a quote that read “the biggest challenge of life is to be yourself in a world that is trying to make you like everyone else.” How true and apropos these words are for me! As far back as I can remember, I felt different and was plagued by a...

Perspective: I Don’t Have To Do It On My Own

by Tim C. (Sullivan 2014) If you are not where you want to be life, surround yourself with those who are. ~ Brian Schwartz I follow some motivational feeds on my twitter account, and came across this one not too long ago. Normally I quickly glance at them and move on,...

Take Your Recovery to a Deeper Level

by Jim Stinson Many people who quit drinking or using think all they need to do is participate in a treatment program and show up at a supportive recovery meeting now and again. They assume that all will be well … that everything has been “fixed.”...