Why the Hurry
December 2021 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays | Emotional Sobriety

Why the Hurry?

At an intersection, a sober dad is reminded that it’s not the destination, it’s the journey. Time to take the foot off the gas

At 15 years of sobriety, I was in my car, rocking forward and in reverseover the vehicle sensors of an excruciatingly long traffic signal, trying to impose my will on the light to make it change faster. My 5-year-old son in the back seat asked, “Dada, what are you doing?”


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