Living in a human world
June 2022 | Stories by Longtimers! | Emotional Sobriety

Living in a human world

When loss and grief come, we pray and reach out for help. The beauty happens when we share it with others

It was more pain than I ever expected to face in my life, let alone in sobriety. I had gone up north to visit relatives when I got the word that my youngest sister had committed suicide. It was 1991 and I had barely three years of sobriety.


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