Many people in early recovery from alcoholism, addiction and codependency struggle with some of the paradoxes of spiritual change. Some of the more profound ones are; Admit to being frightened, and your courage will grow. Admit to not knowing, and you will learn. Admit your weaknesses, and you’ll become stronger. Admit your mistakes, and you’ll …∞
The alcoholic represents many things to many people, but, they are the world’s supreme paradox with their contradictions in thought and behaviour. Alcoholism is a disease that tells its sufferer that they are not an alcoholic. The evidence may be in the following behaviours; They go to a bar knowing that they won’t find what …∞
There’s a story sometimes told by members of Alcoholics Anonymous. A mountain climber stumbles off the edge of a cliff. He manages to break his fall by grabbing a branch on a tree that overlooks the ravine. Hanging for his life, he calls up to heaven. “If there’s anybody up there, help me-please!” A thunderous …∞
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