Tag: inspiration

It’s up to You

A life like this You don’t want to miss a single second Happy moments beckon  By choosing to be free and present You can really lessen “Sleeping ” through the good timesyou could otherwise miss  A kind word or gesture, Shared memories,a first kiss It could be a wedding,a play not attended a heart not mendedAs you were far too hungover To make the

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18 Months Sober: Fulfilling the Promise of Hope

My sponsor sent me a picture yesterday of someone opening a wine bottle in the hatchback of their SUV at 11 o’clock in the morning.  She commented she was glad that was not her anymore.  I agreed but said I would’ve at least waited until I got inside the car.  Which was kind of dark

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The Magic is Within Us All

Evicting the Wine Witch : Get away from victim mentalityIt curbs authenticity Gives the Wine Witch permission and authority To try to ruin your life, oh boy Do you want to hand over your capacity for joy?To someone who doesn’t careDelights when you despair inmisery  It’s not easy to seeWhat a slippery slope Wine can beIt crept up

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Uncovering my Untethered Soul

A quote about sobriety hit me like a brick this week:  “Success is never permanent and failure is never final. Keep your focus on staying the course.” My mind immediately went to all the stories and personalities I have encountered in the podcast world, where I spend at least an hour a day if not

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The Beauty of Life Alcohol-Free

The other a day a friend told me that when she was young she drank to magnify the beauty of life . That really struck me because that is exactly what I thought when I was young. When I drank with friends and with lovers, long before I really became addicted and drank just to

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