Hello, Recovery, my old friend. It’s good to see you again.
It’s been three years since we were together.
I lost you and my way in life for those three years.
The first time ...
Standing at the railway crossing, I am out of control as the train of the drunk approaches.
The disease of alcoholism is the flagman. I don’t realize his alluringly, addictive ...
I want the world to know how proud and how much I love all three of my boys.
All of you have accomplished so much and done so well with your lives.
I talk about you all the time. ...
S T O P
STRENGTH THOUGHT OPEN PRESENT
Stand under my umbrella …
I walk in the rain not aware I am cold, wet and lonely.
I am so wrapped up in myself.
I do not realize Lori, my Love, is standing there dry and warm.
I hated drunks, then I became one.
I hated porn, but I eyeballed it.
I hated overweight, and I became overweight.
I hated the know-it-all, because I knew it all.
I hated people who ...
When parents walk through the hell of drinking, drugging, anxiety or depression, they take their children with them.
Get help for all of you now.
Alcoholism, depression, anxiety and ...
Depression is collapsing deeply into the dark, frightening shadows of myself and not letting any one in.
My own world.
Only I am allowed in.
In depression, I don’t want to look ...
No more pretending to be what I am Not.
I am what I am.
I cannot change the past. I am sorry for this.
I must move on from here and live a life of faith and understanding.
I am now ...
The new Brave-Enough-To-Live.com business cards will be out November 8, 2012. We call them “blog cards” instead of business cards.
If you would like a stack to hand ...
As some of you may know, I dissolved my pancreas from drinking, which resulted in being an Insulin dependent diabetic.
I drank myself into two alcoholic comas bringing myself to the ...
This a great contributing post from a dear friend of mine, it says a lot on how I see life and moving forward with it …
Godspeed to you, Dave. And, yes, I agree there ...
My awareness is increasing each day as I move through this life of confusion.
Am I really here?
Do I feel each day?
What do I feel?
Do I feel alone?
“Behold, I stand at the door and knock.”
Today I stand at the door of life … knocking.
Cold, tired, broken from life.
The door opened, and there is my God of Understanding ...
Good Day to all my friends in my Life,
Today has been a trying day for me, I am going to the new Highland for Treatment.
I must be honest with you all, I am going to be treated for ...
What is recovery?
What Recovery to me is … Discovery.
A new life, not just for me, but for all I will touch in my path to a wonderful state of mind and well-being.
I have been thinking about why Jim, Lori and I have put this site up and how I will be blogging myself each day.
People go to college to learn and grow. I didn’t go to college ...
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If ...
“Brave Enough To Live” is a new blog and community manifested by three great friends.
We invite you to stand with us as we all move forward together through alcoholism, ...