If we keep on like we have, how do we expect a different outcome?

If we keep on like we have, how do we expect a different outcome?

My friend, three days sober, again, after much longer stretches, is back at it.. scrambling for humility and nobility and humanity. I ask him, “What’s the plan now?” “Keep on keeping on” he answers. I wondered aloud “if we keep…

The Spiritual Disconnect of Alcohol

The Spiritual Disconnect of Alcohol

I am obsessed with how people connect, what gets in the way and what’s possible when they irradiate the barriers between them and whatever they call God. The Spiritual Disconnect of Alcohol ~By Rachel Stephens and our friends at Sober…

STEPHEN LEVINE  July 17, 1937 – January 17, 2016

STEPHEN LEVINE July 17, 1937 – January 17, 2016

I first read A Gradual Awakening by Stephen Levine on a long flight.  Wherever I went it was long enough to consume his entire story in one sitting.  Soon after I found my way through everything he wrote. Years later…

The 32nd Practice of a Bodhisattva|Don’t say anything

The 32nd Practice of a Bodhisattva|Don’t say anything

When I first got into recovery I thought “ah, this is it! Now I can get my shit in order and be good to go!”  Slowly I recognized the ongoingness of true recovery, how one healing leads to another and…