Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 29

The Breath of Life

There is a force that moves through every living thing…. An energy that creates, animates and sustains all things.  I believe this to be absolutely true beyond any shadow of a doubt.  To me this is that something greater than we are, the Higher Power that we so often speak of in recovery, the Source of …

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Jul 24

Conscious Contact

In Step Ten we made a commitment to continuing the process of self examination on a daily basis.  In Step Eleven we devote ourselves to the constant and lifelong practice of connecting with our Higher Power.  This devotion to a Spirit filled life is the key to healing that lasts. “Sought through prayer and meditation …

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Jul 21

Habit Forming

There is very fine line between habit and addiction.  At times that line is almost indiscernible.  Whether we’re talking about substances, thoughts or behaviors anything that consistently holds our attention begins to define us. “Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters” ~ Nathaniel Emmons Both good and bad habits usually …

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Jul 15

Staying Accountable

By the time we reach the Tenth Step we have begun to understand the true importance of admitting and then taking responsibility for the state of our affairs.  Our efforts this far have already shown us what honesty and humility can achieve and we have made significant progress toward repairing the damage done to ourselves …

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Jul 13

Coffee Talk

So this is the talk I like to give on coffee.  Don’t worry I’m a fan.  However there is one very important thing to keep in mind as you set up your morning brew that will determine whether you’re drinking medicine or poison.  When it comes to health and nutrition this is an easy place …

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Jul 03

Making Amends

Step Nine requires humility and courage.  We are prepared though, if we have worked the previous steps thoroughly we are ready.  We take our list in hand, we swallow our pride and we begin the important business of rebuilding our lives. “Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would …

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