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Road to Recovery September 22, 2023 This is a story about working the twelve steps of recovery. it uses an allegory of a person getting a coat and walking down a road. They get buttons for each step worked. Road to Recovery I remember reading a book by E.M. James called The Journey Beyond Dances.…Read More
Self-will vs. God’s will September 15, 2023 The difference between self-will and God’s will in the Twelve Steps lies in the shift from relying solely on our ego-driven decisions and actions to acknowledging the need for external guidance, support, and surrendering to a higher power as part of the process of recovery from addiction. The…Read More
Principles of the Twelve Steps September 8, 2023 Step Twelve says, “…practice these principles in our lives.” So, what principles of the Twelve Steps does that mean? Recovery from addiction often involves acquiring several values and principles instrumental in maintaining sobriety, fostering personal growth, and building a healthier, more fulfilling life. While the specific principles…Read More
Higher Power September 1, 2023 The term “higher power” refers to a spiritual or supernatural force that we can turn to for guidance, support, and strength during our journey of recovery. Higher Power The concept of a higher power doesn’t necessarily correspond to any specific religious deity or belief system. It’s intentionally left open-ended to…Read More