Tag Archives: Recovery

Gratitude – 9 years sober today!

Today marks 9 years of sobriety, since my last drink of alcohol. (1)… All things considered, alcohol was the most destructive problem of my life. Some very good friends and 12 remarkable life changing steps helped me recover from alcoholism, … Continue reading

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Personal worship is Experiencing God in the now!

Personal worship has been on my mind today. When challenges and unsettling life events happen, the temptation is to lose our daily intimacy with the Saviour. To get our minds on things around us, and in so doing, lose the … Continue reading

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10 Acrostic Lessons About Fear!

So not too long ago, based on 1 acrostic that is well known using the letters of the word F.E.A.R.; I came up with 9 more of my own for fun. Developing these acrostic word games is something I enjoy … Continue reading

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In Memory of a good friend; Billy Burcham.

2/2/2018 Tonight, Dawn & I paid respects to the family of a very dear friend who passed last Sunday; Billy Burcham. Billy was a 2nd father to me. 7 year’s ago, he became a devoted friend when I struggled to … Continue reading

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Why do I wear the hat?

Why do I wear the hat? I am asked this question very often. This article was prompted by response to another “Friend / Quaker”, who also wears his hat daily as a part of their expression of faith. This writing is … Continue reading

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Acceptance is a key to achievement!

Acceptance is a key to achievement! …… What, You say?! That sounds backwards! But it is not, I assure you. Let me explain. Often when we strive for idealistic goals, the inevitable happens, life changes, conditions alter and challenges jump … Continue reading

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Don’t die, because you don’t seek help!

My life is awesome today!!! You would never suspect that six years ago I was a drowning man, at the bottom of a bottle of booze! It nearly killed me. I was a shell of a man; A disgrace, hurt, … Continue reading

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Ditch Day 2017

Ditch Day 2017; … Strange sounding celebration, huh? Let me explain, on this day 6 years ago; on a frozen night in the low 20’s my little wife rescued my hulking unconscious, drunken, blacked out frame from a ditch, at … Continue reading

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8 Biblical Concepts that will Change your life

These thoughts can be treated as: A.     A 5 minute read. or…. B.     A week long Bible study. or…. C.     A 9 week long series of Deep Meditations. ….. When trying to discover the … Continue reading

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Conscience and the chain of healthy, reinforcing behaviors

Some words have very little meaning, and yet they are used way too much. Other words have giant importance and yet they are seldom used. Conscience is one such word that is used infrequently, and yet its power and dynamic … Continue reading

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