Tag Archives: trials and tribulations

Defensive Preparations

Physical defensive measures and preparations can teach us important lessons when it comes to defending our sobriety gained during recovery. For example, many Medieval Castle defenses included carefully designed staircases that spiraled up to towers, curving in such a way … Continue reading

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The Hopelessness and Frustration of Being Becalmed

The period beginning in late 2015 and continuing through 2016 turned out to be a very challenging time for my family and me; thus, I have not actively posted since October of 2015. Without going into details now, we have … Continue reading

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Your Life Matters

With all the hate and rhetoric swirling around our country today, particularly that which is directed at our Brothers and Sisters in Blue, I felt the time was right to take as step back and reinforce the intrinsic value of … Continue reading

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Perseverance

Perseverance is an essential part of our journey towards recovery, regardless of what it is we are struggling with. No matter how much progress one has made, or how well others may think we are doing from the outside, I … Continue reading

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