Monthly Archives: June 2010

Self Will Run Riot


Self Will Run Riot What does this mean to you? “Driven by a hundred forms of fear, self-delusion, self-seeking, and self-pity…we step on the toes of our fellows…”(Alcoholics Anonymous) Step Three is about exploring how we have tried to arrange … Continue reading

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Our Inner Experience of Recovery


Hello everyone. And hello to the person inside you. As those of you who have been following my blog may have noticed, the most important aspect of Recovery Focusing is sensing into the Feel of Recovery. The Recovery Focusing process … Continue reading

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Soundness of Mind


Soundness of Mind “Yet no alcoholic, soberly analyzing his destructive behavior, whether the destruction fell on the dining-room furniture or his own moral fiber, can claim ‘soundness of mind’ for himself.” (Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions) Twelve Step programs see … Continue reading

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A Power Greater Than Ourselves


Hi Everyone. When we allow ourselves to experience “a power greater than ourselves” as we live it NOW, we get a new, fresh sense of it. As we stay with whatever is emerging from within about this Power greater than … Continue reading

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Instances of Recovery


Hey Everyone. Yesterday I posted about the Feel of Powerlessness. In Step One, we examine the physical nature of our disease of addiction, becoming aware of its progression and how craving and obsession have made our lives unmanageable. We come … Continue reading

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The Feel of Powerlessness


The Feel of Powerlessness Let’s take some time to be with the progression of our addictive process. Think about your life and your addictive process and notice the increased powerlessness and unmanageability. Take some time to be with the last … Continue reading

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Spiritual Awakenings


Hi everyone. Last week, in my Recovery Focusing group, we worked on Step 12: “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to [others caught in an addictive process] and to … Continue reading

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