A Prayer of Gratitude

I've heard it said that it is difficult to be completely focused on your problems if you keep a heart of gratitude. The Bible has a lot to say about being grateful. Gratitude is good for the soul. One thing is for sure: it's hard to be selfish and grateful at the same time. Every … Continue reading A Prayer of Gratitude

Day 8339: Continuing to Face the Challenges of Living Life in Recovery

Recently, I've been reminded of how challenging sobriety is. I've lived in recovery for over 8,300 days. 8,339 to be exact. Even after all that time, I'm not guaranteed sobriety tomorrow. It's a decision I make first thing in the morning when I get up out of bed. Every day. "I'm going to live sober … Continue reading Day 8339: Continuing to Face the Challenges of Living Life in Recovery

Swimming in Could Be’s

I am swimming in could be's. Maybe you can relate; maybe you can't. It's okay if you do, it's okay if you don't. Only God can be in the past, present and the future simultaneously. For me, trying to be God is a death sentence. I must live in the moment. I have to remain … Continue reading Swimming in Could Be’s