Basic Spirituality

Many people recoil at hearing ‘god’ or ‘spirituality’ because these simple words arouse a negative or oppressive idea of some form of religion or philosophy that was impressed upon them when they were younger. The truth is ‘god’ and ‘spirituality’ …

TRUE(self)LOVE

There’s a saying in my recovery program that ‘faith without works is dead.’ There’s also instructions that remind us when we take a leap of faith, that it’s not enough to simply make the decision in our mind, rather it …

Homo/Phobia

My husband would playfully lift the squishy toy up and down, just out of grasp, as our little baby boy reached and giggled and squeaked. My husband, standing over the crib in his fitted blue t-shirt (he was always wearing …

Higher-Self Help

I believe I’m in the middle of a spiritual awakening.

I’m in a twelve step program, the twelfth step of which states, “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to …

Emotional Sobriety

When I was nearly 17 years sober from my major addictions, my guru told me that there had come a time in his own sobriety journey when he wanted more than just abstinence from alcohol and drugs. He wanted peace …