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Alcohol, PTSD and the Military

“When you drank the world was still out there, but for the moment it didn’t have you by the throat.” – Charles Bukowski, Poet and Novelist   One man’s story Listening to Richard Adams describe the way he steps around ants to avoid crushing them, it’s hard to imagine that ...
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Codependence – When You’re Addicted to an Addict

“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people” — Virginia Woolf   “Gwen” was a well-liked, sympathetic mom who was dealt a hard lot in life. Her husband, “Jack,” was a drunk. He wasn’t abusive in the traditional sense of the word, ...
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COMPASSIONATE BEGINNINGS, LLC – “Four Noble Truths and a Dream”

The day I found recovery came from a moment when I had looked into someone’s eyes and saw who I was, and who I would become if I kept going.  It was enough to create an explosion in my being, and it brought me to a full prostration of admission ...
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Spiritual Recovery – Walking a Path of Reverence

When it comes to that moment of surrender, that moment when the world stops turning and time stands still and all that we know is something has to change – we have touched a deep spiritual connection that is hard to define and hard to explain. Spiritual recovery isn’t for ...
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A Boy’s Life

Why is it that so often we don’t realize what marvelous gifts we have, until they are gone from this earth? He remembered his short and sweet little grandmother in the early seventies, sitting in her little white house in Connecticut. She was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, one of three ...
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