By Earnie Larsen

With vacation spot pleasure, best-loved writer Earnie Larsen presents pleasant and professional roadside advice to weary tourists on recovery's direction. no matter if you've got hit a drawback on your restoration from dependancy, you are experiencing periodic relapse, or you are easily eager for anything extra, here's a actual and sure consultant to dwelling extra abundantly in restoration. In sharing many various tales of recuperating humans and a few of the paths they've got taken, Larsen explores methods you could convey larger love, reputation, and belonging into your lifestyles.

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He knew what he was about and acted from an inner conviction. This same attitude defines those of us who work our program: The point is not just to belong or to have a place to go, but to have an inner commitment to follow, in a searching and fearless manner, where the Voice that brought us to the program in the first place now urges us to go. 22 d e s t i n a t i o n j oy going deeper: essential pr inciples Our Voice always urges us to go deeper into life. Understanding the call to go deeper into life flows from these two principles: 1.

Recovery stories come in endless variety and beauty, yet the core is always the same—the heart was touched. The spirit was found. A long bolted and rusted door that kept us forever in exile finally creaked open. For some, the door was blown open in a white-light experience. For others, the opening was gradual and quiet. However it happened, the experience pointed us in a direction we thought we never would or could travel. r e c ov e ry i s a l way s a b o u t l ov e While conducting recovery seminars and conferences, I always stress that from a spiritual/human perspective, recovery is always about love.

Bob passed away in 1950. An associate of mine was at a talk recently given by Dr. Bob’s son, Smitty. He recounted Dr. ” Bob was telling Bill to keep ego and pride out of the recipe lest he ruin what they were all about. A bloated or deflated ego always blocks spirit. It has been said that the alcoholic is an unfortunate combination of an egomaniac sitting on top of monumental insecurity. The Twelve Step program was founded to be a method of spiritual living. The program was and is all about finding and practicing spirituality no matter how far we think we may have turned our back on all things spiritual.

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