Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 27

Within Your Reach

I can’t help but wonder exactly how many people’s lives have been touched in some way by 12 Step recovery.  So many beautiful people broken and then incredibly remade by working the Steps.  In his desperate effort to save his own life and reaching out to those close enough to touch Bill Wilson really has …

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Oct 24

Co-dependency

Most of us didn’t start out thinking we were co-dependent.  We certainly weren’t trying to be but at some point doing the right thing, helping and being responsible turned into doing the wrong thing, enabling and trying to take responsiblity for things that were completely outside of our control. Recovering from co-dependency means learning to let go of …

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Oct 21

Sidewalks

I hope you’ll take a few short minutes to read this lovely share from our friend “Old Chicka” as she relates how Al-Anon has made a difference in her daily walk.  I believe you will be blessed and inspired.  I know I am…   I’m a grateful member of Al-Anon.  Before joining this group I …

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Oct 19

Stories: Sharing Experience, Strength and Hope

Starting a new page in the Inspiration category to share some stories that inspire.  I have heard some crazy stories…  Some wonderfully incredible and miraculous tales that have encouraged me greatly in my own recovery.  Sharing our experiences is powerful stuff.  Sharing hope with others who walk in our shoes is medicine for the soul. …

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Oct 10

Yoga: The Ultimate Freedom

The idea that yoga leads to freedom is quite ancient but the quest to bring this freedom to people in prisons, hospitals and other institutions is something relatively new.  In this new documentary some will be introduced to the concept of recovery yoga for the first time.  “Illuminated emancipation, freedom, unalloyed and untainted bliss await …

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