Everyone it was a close call. Recovery Farmhouse nearly bit the dust. Here e-mails are not going out as of yet. Her voice has stopped where e-mails are concerned while she steadily collects more and more addresses THANKYOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!
I AM ANNOUNCING THE EMAIL SITUATION WILL SOON BE REMEDIED AND ALL THE POSTS WILL BE GOING OUT IN EMAIL AGAIN. In the meantime here’s my latest post.
My Confession 3-26-2015
I want to tell you all how I feel today. I created “Recovery Farmhouse” the website that I do all my writing on about a year ago. I just began building websites back then and I had no idea what I was doing. The only thing I really had going for me was my typing skills, my smarts, and the fact that I had nearly 8 years sober at the time.
I must say that writing…for me has been one key to my own sanity. I went through rigorous group therapy where I learned how to be myself. I learned to “say what I mean and mean what I say!” That’s where healthy relationships begin…with truth.
I worked the steps over and over I did a boatload of eleventh step meditation and prayer. I did more 12th step service work than most people do. Jails and institutions where my service area. I learned to speak from my heart in front of large groups of people who needed to hear exactly “How it works” straight from the horse’s mouth.
PLEASE I am not bragging, on the contrary, what I am doing is qualifying myself to have and run a recovery website. I invited guest writers, I borrowed articles from other recovery websites. I downloaded hordes of art work and I learned what maintaining a WordPress hosted website is really about. I dabbled in coding. I rubbed elbows with the developers that I highly respect. I learned the politics behind free internet.WOW! My partner of nearly 10 years thinks I have a computer addiction going on and he is partially correct. Although I do all my work on the computer and at home, so yes, I spend long hours sitting and learning, and venting, and building. I have five and a half websites at the moment.
Where in the hack am I going with all this information? Well I had to move one of my websites because they outgrew their hosting provisions (actually it was a bug that was eating memory, I fixed it). In the process of that move I almost lost Recovery Farmhouse and all the hard work and writing that I have done.
Turns out she is in better shape than ever. I cleaned her up, expelled the spam, and fixed the memory suckers.
I want to confess, I have had dreams of wealth and longings for a bankroll that just hasn’t arrived, as of yet anyhoo-But being able to share my knowledge and feelings with all and any who is interest has been a blessing that far surpasses monetary gain.
I have been angry at God for not providing what I think I deserve while I have overlooked the true blessings that mattered much more spiritually.
So, I repent of my ingratitude and selfishness