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The Spiritual Journey in Corpus Christi
In sobriety, she was able to build a relationship with a Higher Power
Today I started the day thinking about where and when I started this wonderful journey of recovery. It was January of 1999 and I was going further and further in debt. My mind was twisted and I didn't see a way out.
I turned to the only person I knew who could help me solve my financial problems and he said "Wow you're really in a mess." Not the answer I wanted, but it was the answer I needed.
After a few more months of drinking, I turned to God to ask him why he wasn't helping me. When I finally was listening, I heard, "You need to help yourself first." Once again I checked...
-- Cathy H.
Corpus Christi, , Texas
From the Streets of L.A.
Sixteen years later, she has a roof over her head and a sober life
Those Cornhusker Blues
Sitting in a hotel room in downtown Lincoln, he found himself ruminating on some experiences from decades before
Letting Go of the Golden Glow
Alcohol covered up a lot of his inner conflict but left wreckage in its wake. Sobriety enabled him to live a different life
The Way Out
50 years ago he had a bottle of scotch and a pistol in front of him and didn't see any alternatives