Thought pieces, prayers, and meditations.

My gratitude list (2015)

Around the time of the American Thanksgiving holiday, I think about the things I am grateful for. I have found the “alphabetical gratitude list” to be a useful tool in cultivating an attitude of gratitude. A — I am grateful for Age. Youth was fun, and there are times I wish I was young again….

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Holidays – A meditation

Holidays can be difficult times for many of us. Each of us has our own reasons why. For some, our families are the reason we’re in recovery. For some, our families just “push our buttons.” Family members can ignore our boundaries and dig under our skin. Sometimes, when we “go home,” we revert back to…

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faith over fear – a meditation

    “Today, I am choosing faith over fear”     Recently, a friend shared in a meeting, saying, Growing up in an alcoholic home, I learned to fear change. I have lived my life in fear. Fear has driven my decisions. Because of fear, I thought I had no choices. Today, I know that I…

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let god – a guest meditation by Karla

  TIMELY WIND The eagle soars away into the sky And yet he never plumbs the depths of space. The four seasons give place to one another, Yet never seem to have an end or a beginning. When the one dry tree on the hill is blown down By the timely wind, what can one…

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Choice – a guest meditation from Brian

    This ain’t no place for the weary kind This ain’t no place to lose your mind This ain’t no place to get left behind Pick up your crazy heart and give it one more try Ryan Bingham – The Weary Kind   Choice matters. I chose to come to the meeting tonight. My…

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