Some mornings I don't even have my eyes open and it starts. I'm still laying in my bed and just becoming conscious....and I hear it. The demon. The voice that tells me that I should worry. There are things that aren't good and it's going to be a bad day. I should be afraid. I'm … Continue reading The Demon’s Voice
I just had an interesting 24 hours. It was a sober 24 hours without any temptation of a drink. And I was forced to have some sober thoughts. A nice change with me being sober now is that I actually think about other people's opinions and points of view. I listen to and consider their … Continue reading The Importance of Being Right
Tonight I was at an AA meeting and this woman told her story at the podium. She was talking about how drinking to excess was fun....until it wasn't. And how she always knew she could stop.....until she couldn't. I can totally relate to that. Her story reminded me how sneaky my alcoholism was for me. … Continue reading Until It Isn’t
Thank God. THANK GOD. Sometimes I hear people talk about the gratitude they have. For the things they have. They are grateful for their friends and families. They are grateful for their health. They are grateful for their homes and their jobs and their cars and their STUFF. But I am grateful for more than … Continue reading Everything We Need
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