I’ve come a long way from those humble beginnings. I’ve built up things better and stronger then they were before, the mortar for my foundation has the proper mixture this time.
Maybe it comes with age, but I’m in a place of peace and acceptance now. Anxiety and depression plague me from time to time and…
Growth led to more understanding and that understanding showed me there is no shame in asking for help.
I’ve been able to focus my attention on much more important things, like myself and God and doing the next best thing.
One day a brave man came into my life. He gained my trust. He was gentle and kind, and I was not. I never liked anyone who got too close to me, yet his persistence and patience was intriguing to me.
I’ve been givin’ so many “Second Chances” that it almost seems ridiculous,. How could one escape death so many times without a greater power intervening?
When you’re convinced that something will never happen, think again!
This ain’t no free ride! This getting sober, and staying sober is not for sissy’s! I got off that free ride and got to work.
This lesson can be one of the most important ones, if you’re willing to learn. Some of the greatest mistakes lead to the greatest change.
I’ve been dealt a hand worth holding onto, I know the value of it and know it’s worth protecting, I know in order to keep it I must give it away.