My enemy – my memory

Last Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018Memory. Memory used to be my enemy. There was so much that I felt guilty about. There were so many bad memories of the past. I would avoid thinking about my past and would never talk about it. I thought of myself as a bad person and not worthy. As […]

Unacceptable behavior

Last Updated: Friday, February 2, 2018My unacceptable behavior. I find it very easy to react with the same unacceptable behavior that is being given to me. If I’m faced with insults I’m tempted to respond with insults. If anger is directed towards me I want to respond with anger. Sometimes it’s so hard to turn […]

support meetings keep me sane!

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 28, 2017I am thankful for support meetings. I am learning that support meetings are a way of life. They teach me how to apply the Savior’s atonement to my life in practical ways. I learn these practical lessons from the steps and principles and also from listening to and watching how […]

Respect is a choice

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 28, 2017I choose respect! I want to respect others, even my loved ones with addictions and other behavioral problems. But, often I find myself feeling resentment and even contempt for my loved ones from watching or being the target of irrational and irresponsible behavior. I know that resentment or contempt will […]