Tag Archives: Recovery

Slam’s Alcoholism – And Recovery

Alcoholism has effected my whole life. I remember at a child, my mother’s horror stories with her alcoholic brother’s well. Also remember the terrible reality that was Filmore, her brother. Furthermore, our family friend John Prevo died as a direct … Continue reading

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What Anonymity Is. What Anonymity is Not.

Dear Guts Is The Key friends. I wrote this article 7 years ago,¬† in reply to some concerns from a friend in a major 12 step organization. I did not publish the article article. But the content really needs to … Continue reading

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The Rock That Is Higher Than I

1. Even Christians need this lesson. Often some of the most spiritually sounding Christian Believers really depend more on self-reliance than God. It is a trap not only to unbelievers but to so-called spiritual people as well. A rock that … Continue reading

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Discipline can be the Highest Form of Freedom

Discipline can be the Highest Form of Freedom. The freedom not to allow an abusive habit to hinder, hurt or harm your life can be the most empowering liberty. The scripture days “Whom the Son sets free is free indeed.” … Continue reading

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My covid-19 announcement from January 20th – Slam-

I have a positive outlook and believe in a good and healthy outcome to my current situation. I’ve already been to the doctor and I’m following their advice. I have covid-19. I intend to go to a private place and … Continue reading

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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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