Sick and Tired of being Sick and Tired

No matter what we’re sick and tired of,

We don’t have to continue being sick and tired. There is a process capable of igniting change in our lives. The irony is that as soon as we make the decision to begin the 12 step process, we realize our fears of change, where groundless. This process offers a gentle program of change, one step at a time. No single step is so frightening that we can’t work it, by its self. As we apply the steps to our lives, we experience a change that frees us.

This whole time I’m sitting here thinking, it took a whole lot of sickness and a whole lot of being tired to get me back into this process of self-awareness and spiritual awakening. I think the reason was that my ego has allowed me to have a high mental/emotional pain tolerance. Continue reading “Sick and Tired of being Sick and Tired”

We are only perfect when we’re laughing

I remembered several years ago,

A brother and predecessor of mine was asked to speak at a speaker jam. (a special recovery event were there are multiple speakers back to back, each given a specific topic)

This was a man I had known since I was 16. At the time he had close to 30 yrs in 12 step recovery.

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I Still Find Myself Falling Short

No matter how long I’ve been trying to live by these Spiritual Principles, I still find myself falling short.

blown tire
Its not If we blow a tire but When. What counts is what we do next.

 

 

This morning, I had to call my wife to come pick me up from the automotive garage. What was hopefully a simple (and inexpensive) front end alignment, turned out to be a significant repair on the front end, running well over $1000. Continue reading “I Still Find Myself Falling Short”