What woman in recovery doesn’t have mom at the top of the resentment list? If mom is at the top of the resentment list, then she probably tops the amends list. One of the most positive aspects of being in a 12-step recovery program is that we learn to uncover and face the truth about ourselves. In facing ourselves we begin to see our own faults and we can no longer play the victim/daughter role.
Beverly’s brother was calling to tell us that she was on her deathbed, and that she had named Renascent as a beneficiary in her will. Thankfully, the miracle of recovery had other plans. On July 11, Beverly celebrated one year of sobriety.