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Tag Archives: Recovery

An Enormous Freedom

Emotional sobriety is the same as detachment from our own ideas of happiness. Continue Reading An Enormous Freedom

Freedom to Choose Life and Love

Spirituality and Addiction Freedom to Choose Life and Love Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Author and psychotherapist Gerald May (1940–2005) was a friend and early mentor of Father Richard. In this passage, May explores how addiction keeps us from living with the full love and freedom for which we were created: It seems to me that… Continue Reading Freedom to Choose Life and Love

Stinking Thinking

Spirituality and Addiction Stinking Thinking Monday, November 15, 2021 I do not understand my own behavior. I fail to carry out the very things I want to do, and find myself doing the very things I hate. . . . For although the will to do what is good is in me, the performance is… Continue Reading Stinking Thinking

Step 12: Recovery

Twelve-Step Spirituality: Week 3 Step 12: Recovery Friday, December 4, 2015 Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs. —Step 12 of the Twelve Steps The real authority that changes the world is an inner… Continue Reading Step 12: Recovery

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