Having struggled with alcoholism over the past five years (Okay, it's probably more like 15, but I began attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings five years ago), I have had chances to see various stages of the 12-step program. Although I have not gotten past the 4th step, I have had and listened to discussions about character … Continue reading Fear: A Character Defect
A couple of weeks ago, I made the decision that I wasn't an alcoholic. So, I began drinking beer again. I just wanted to be "normal" on some level. I felt like I wasn't really getting the Alcoholics Anonymous' (AA) 12-Step Program, because everything I was being told I needed top address about myself - … Continue reading I don’t really want to drink anymore.
I made it 99 days (this past Saturday), before I decided to drink a beer. I went to dinner with my wife, she ordered a glass of wine and I ordered a beer. I drank one beer with dinner. I felt guilty, but I felt guilty because I felt like I would be letting AA … Continue reading I had a beer…
It's no secret that I struggle in my relationship with God. I struggle for so many reasons, but I won't go into great detail (You'll get bored, and I don't have the time), but I wanted to highlight a few things going on in my mind lately. My main struggle is that I have this … Continue reading God, Who Are You?
Right now I'm going through a bit of a dry spell in my recovery from alcohol. I don't believe I'm in danger of drinking, but I also don't want to sit on my laurels and have it sneak up on me. I am working the 12 step program of Alcoholics Anonymous and have taken the … Continue reading Right now