Courtesy of thefamilycompass.com, we can tackle a topic that has probably run through the minds of many in addiction, but yet isn’t brought up too much because better to be consuming energy drinks than our prior drugs of choice. While that’s true, it’s worth looking at the issue of energy drinks–and even coffee–because the “high”…… More
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Are these extravagant promises? We think not. They are being fulfilled among us—sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. They will always materialize if we work for them. The Promises end with this last stanza that perhaps is the most powerful of them all. Why? Because it is in this last statement that we hear them called The…… More
Promise #12: We Will Suddenly Realize that God is Doing for Us What We Could Not Do for Ourselves This Promise can sustain us and teach us to trust in our Higher Power’s infinite support in our lives. And that is not the easiest concept to trust in. Like a lot of young men of Irish…… More
Promise #11: We Will Intuitively Know How to Handle Situations that Used to Baffle Us We all have an innate wisdom inside of us. There is nothing more amazing than when we begin to get in touch with that wisdom and to actually trust ourselves. Not by giving it lip service but in a real…… More
I am going to be playing some kids music with my guitar tomorrow at my daughter’s Spanish immersion daycare. The program called Jardin Magico is great. My daughter loves it and she is already at age 3 comprehending and speaking in Spanish at a level that exceeds me (and my Spanish 1 education from high school…… More
During Step One month, we’ll be exploring how the idea of powerlessness intersects with one of the great signifiers of Masculinity – power. Men come into a treatment center and are immediately confronted with the idea of powerlessness. They are told in no uncertain terms that they need to admit being powerless. Are you familiar…… More