"So, here I stand at the crossroads... Four years from now, if I persistently do the next right thing, I believe the possibilities are limitless... I will have a serenity and peace of mind that will illuminate my life and allow me to help others. The feeling of love and connectedness I have felt will become perpetual so that I will out-distance my wildest dreams; and look back one day and realize that the hardest times in my life were the most important."- Todd

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Dad

"The soft sound of my daughters voice drowns out any urges I may have to drink. My best relapse prevention word is Dad." - R

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Take It

"I don't care who you are, you can beat drugs. It will be hard but if you can take it, you can make it." - Sarge

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Trust

"It's weird, they trusted me when they didn't know I was drinking, but distrust me now that I'm getting sober." - L

Monday, October 27, 2014

Love

"The further I get away from me the closer I can get to you." - B

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Stained Glass Heart

"Mom says tears can't wash away all the hurt, but that's ok. Both light and dark are necessary inside of me to make my beautiful stained glass heart." - G (age 9)

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Harm

"To potentially harm someone emotionally in my recovery, because of my recovery, was not how I was going to keep my sobriety. I couldn't make right some things that I had done wrong. This realization was the hardest part of my recovery." - K

Friday, October 24, 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Chip Away

"Don't let recovery stay big in your head. Chip away at it." - T

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Do Something

"You don't have to do a lot to make a difference you just have to do something." - E

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Worry

"I can worry or do..... When I worry, I'm probably not doing. When I'm doing there will be no need to worry." - N

Monday, October 20, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Complete Honesty

"My complete honesty does not trump another person's feelings." - S

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Fear

"If you treat something with fear it will always own you in some way." - P

Friday, October 17, 2014

My Gift

"My gift to her recovery was to accept her anger, and not fight back." - Mom

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Expect Me To

"You want me to succeed in recovery? Then expect me to." - C

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Shame

"It was shame that kept me from getting help. Not a shame of self but from the reluctance to be viewed by the negative judgements of others." - A

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Hate More, Hurt Less

"Drinking only numbed my mind, it didn't fix my reality. So I took matters into my own hands. I would instigate him. And every time he hit me I hated more and hurt less." - A Wife

Monday, October 13, 2014

Help Me Understand

"Don't tell me to forgive my mom, help me understand her." - G (age 12)

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Moments

"Be that small, nameless moment that can change a life. Say something."

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Yesterday

"Compare yourself to nobody; but yesterday." - F

Friday, October 10, 2014

Miracles

"When a thought becomes a thing." - C

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Dreams

"There are so many people that use 'following your dreams' as an excuse to not work. When in reality, following your dreams, successfully, is nothing but work." Humans Of New York

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

A Soldier Is Born

"You dive into the foxhole not because your scared but because you still have hope the war won't get to you. But a war is never won in a foxhole. When you realize this fact, and you take that step out, this is when a soldier is born" - Sarge

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Thank You

"It’s one of the smallest seemingly innocuous phrases in the English language – however, please know that when I say it I truly mean it and am reminded that I am worthy….. THANK YOU!"

Monday, October 6, 2014

Helping

"Helping one person, showed me the quality of my sobriety was not based on days." - B

Sunday, October 5, 2014

The Hard Part

"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it." - @Duffy_John_

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Whole Person

"My belief as a counselor is to help the whole person, not just the addict part." - T

Friday, October 3, 2014

I Created You

"I asked God why He would not help my son's addiction and God replied, 'I did. I created you.'" - J

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Serenity Prayer

"The Serenity Prayer is the handrail to grab until you can work the Steps." - @Duffy_John_

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Journey

"Your destiny may take a long time to achieve but it is the journey that is the true reward." - @soberultraman

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Compassion

"If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete" - @Racing4Recovery

Monday, September 29, 2014

Fear

"I stepped into fear and saw there was nothing on the other side but me." - Sarge

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Hitting Bottom

"I was numb. Hitting bottom was similar to having break through pain." - S

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Tough Love

"Don't pull your hand with tough love, extend it knowing that love is tough." - K

Friday, September 26, 2014

Forgiveness

"How you forgive will depend on how much you are hiding. Anger is directly related to the amount of emotional pain you hold in." - A
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