Monthly Archives: November 2012

For the Love of Christ, people, it’s NOT Christmas!

One of the things we Twelve Steppers are very good at is waiting.  I have friends who have years of sobriety, and they have waited a long time for it.  In the case of my friend Mark, who has 30 … Continue reading

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“The Things I Cannot Change”: A Recovering Addict’s Review of the Elections, With Apologies to the Holy Spirit.

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,  The courage to change the things I can,  And the wisdom to know the difference.     The “Serenity Prayer,” Reinhold Niebuhr, 1943. I wrote back in the summer about … Continue reading

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