Tag Archives: spirituality

Recovery, rebirth, confusion!

So, it has been a few weeks since my last post and anyone that knows me knows that I have been going through…well something. Since I am very well aware that my addiction is not unique, maybe some of you … Continue reading

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Birthright of an Alcoholic

So tonight I was at a Celebrate Recovery (CR) meeting. I love these meetings, especially the small group portion. The group of men at the CR I attend is relatively small and, consequently, we have grown to know each other … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Journey

This weekend is usually a weekend that heralds in the incredible summer to come. This is often our first big camping weekend. For me, it is also usually a weekend that I reflect on my military service…those who didn’t get to come … Continue reading

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Feels so good to feel so bad.

CCEF tweeted a quote from David Powlison-“Self-pity is then a most delicious narcotic: it feels so good to feel so bad, because it all about me.” When I was in the darkest places of addiction, I lived that quote. I … Continue reading

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We Happy Few…

“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother”. This is a well-known quote from the St. Crispin’s Day speech. I carried that quote around with me in my … Continue reading

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External Controls…Internal Problem.

This past year, I have had a lot of opportunities to talk with people struggling with various addictions. I am in no way a counselor. I simply try to come alongside people as an advocate and a friend. My desperate … Continue reading

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Living in my wake.

I have learned this past year that when God sends you the same message from multiple sources in a short period of time, he is probably trying to tell you something or teach you something. Last week in my reading … Continue reading

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