A Sick Relationship with Tech & How to Demoralize a Nation One Child at a Time

With God all things are possible. In this day and age for those saved souls who know Jesus the most important prayer we can say may be “Father, let me NOT be deceived”.  Below is the video that helped open my eyes to The Great Deception of TV. Please watch the video above then read …

“Blame”

STEP FOUR 12 STEP SOLUTIONS Self Esteem is tied to step four along with Fear. Low self worth breeds fear of people. Page 65 of the Big Book verify’s this. Is blame a character defect or an emotional survival skill? How about it’s both? Blame rears its ugly head in ways that may surprise many …

Why Do Some Members Defensively Whitewash Alcoholics Anonymous?

Why Whitewash anything for that matter? Definition of Whitewash:  To ignore any imperfection, shortcoming, or flaw.  To view a person, place, or thing, as flawless. Addicts are not bad people trying to get good.  They are sick people trying to get well first and foremost. In my interactions with various Facebook recovery groups I have …

Although I Search Myself it’s Always Someone Else I See _______Elton John

Addicts are really good at one thing…”the game of denial”.  I blinded myself for many years. Am I an addict?  Addiction is a symptom.  What other symptoms do I have going on that may reveal to me what my addiction was really about. In a crowded room full of people would I be attracted to …

Loving The Unlovable

By Nancy Carr Author of “Last Call” Available on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Last-Call-Nancy-L-Carr-ebook/dp/B00TBWNTGU/ref=as_sl_pc_qf_sp_asin_til?tag=recovefarmho-20&linkCode=w00&linkId=DSIOJ7BRWK3BWSKN&creativeASIN=B00TBWNTGU Loving the Unlovable One of the first things I heard when I joined AA was “we will love you until you can learn to love yourself” I didn’t understand what that meant at first, but after getting some sober time it made sense to …

STEP FOUR

Why is everybody so afraid of the Fourth Step?   Doing a fourth step is work.  When many of us get to the rooms of a 12 step program usually we are full of guilt, remorse, shame and fear; the emotions nobody wants to admit or talk about.  We have been programmed from youth not …

Breaking Bad, Or, Ending the “What Ifs”

Breaking Bad, Or, Ending the “What Ifs” by Kayko What is it about endings anyway? Why are they so difficult, even when they hold the promise of making our lives better? I’m thinking the end of relationships (romantic or otherwise), marriages, jobs, and, of course, addictions. In particular, I’m thinking of relationships and marriages that aren’t …

Early Recovery topics “The good is the enemy of the best”

HOW IT WORKS & WHY IT WORKS NINETY MEETINGS IN NINETY DAYS Early Recovery topics Recovery sabotage… is very common in early recovery and happens more often than not.  Let’s face it, most of us have tried and tried again to stay sober with many failed attempts.  Each failure we beat our self-image to a …