Remembering

 I was walking downtown at night, when I got the strong smell of whisky in my nose. It was over powering, and brought back memories of puking that stuff up a thousand times. It was Southern Comfort. The smell was so recognizable I could almost taste it.             I have not drunkContinue reading “Remembering”

8 Ways to Stay Clean

As addicts we need to totally change our lives, in order to be free of addictions and the temptations to reuse.             It is my belief that God created us, and that addiction is not a surprise to Him. Actually, He created everything associated with addiction, but the purpose was originally for good.Continue reading “8 Ways to Stay Clean”

Happy Place

I was asleep, and in my happy place. I’m not sure where that is, but it is a place where I finally relax. It is a place where everything is ok. Where there are no problems. I was there, and I was happy; until suddenly I was pounced on. I was literally pounced on byContinue reading “Happy Place”

Bless Everyone

Bless Everyone,especially those who don’t deserve it. Pray for them;bring light into their darkness Love their soul;that little girl or boy who lives inside them. Give them hope;in this fallen land. The good we do,comes back to us through God. It builds a world;that is worth living in for everyone. Bless, and do not curse;inContinue reading “Bless Everyone”

Facing the Bar Scene

I haven’t drank alcohol since November 1, 2002. My life was destroyed. I cried out to God and He moved. I went to prison and with God, I’ve rebuilt my life. I am no longer tempted to drink or use.             But, let’s face it. This life is a battle. It’s tough forContinue reading “Facing the Bar Scene”

Jailhouse Religion

When I was locked up, I first heard this term. It was used to refer to someone who turns to God only when they are in the jailhouse. I’ve heard high class people use this term and I’ve heard inmates use it to slam other inmates. They would say things like, “Man, you only wantContinue reading “Jailhouse Religion”

Why Do We Hate Work?

I would say that the vast majority of us do not hate work. We were created for a purpose. We hate having a job, working ourselves to death for people who don’t care about us, and for nothing other than money. We hate not fulfilling our purpose. We hate getting up every morning to goContinue reading “Why Do We Hate Work?”

God Takes Care of Us

God Takes Care of Us God has protected and taken care of me in so many ways in my life. I could write a book telling of all the things. Not only has He provided, but He has assured me of the promise of His provision. Often times, when I have encountered trouble in myContinue reading “God Takes Care of Us”

I’m a Failure

I’m a failure. I have been one my whole life. Everything I have ever put my hand to has failed. Maybe you are the same. Yes, I have cursed myself. Yes, I have made bad choices and lived a wrong life style. No I haven’t chased my dreams. No I haven’t made goals, and maybeContinue reading “I’m a Failure”

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