Recovery Month – Day

September is National Recovery Month. Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Association (SAMHSA) sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. For the next 30 days, I will be sharing short excerpts from my latest book–Victory Over Opiates, which is available…

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Recovery Month – Day 5 – Signs

If you are wondering if you have an addiction problem...you probably have an addiction problem.

— Jay Meyer —

If you are wondering if you have an addiction problem…you probably have an addiction problem…

Recovery Month – Day 3 – Spiritual Beings

We are spiritual beings wrapped in a human body. If we aren't nurturing our spiritual selves, then unbeknownst to us, other people, places, and things will do it for us.

— Jay Meyer —

We are spiritual beings wrapped in a human body. If we aren’t nurturing our spiritual selves, then unbeknownst to us, other people, places, and things will do it for us..

Recovery Month – Day 2 – Daily Reprieve

Addiction is the only condition I know where the cure is a spiritual one, and the cure isn’t forever; it merely gives the recovering addict a daily reprieve.

— Jay Meyer —

Addiction is the only condition I know where the cure is a spiritual one, and the cure isn’t forever; it merely gives the recovering addict a daily reprieve…

Uncomfortable Grooves

If you got stuck in a rut, it's because you got comfortable there.

— Unknown —

If you got stuck in a rut, it’s because you got comfortable there…

Value Add

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.

— Albert Einstein —

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive…

Die to Live

We must die if we are to live. There is no spiritual life for you, for me, for any man, except by dying into it...

— Charles Spurgeon —

“We must die if we are to live. There is no spiritual life for you, for me, for any man, except by dying into it. Have you a fine-spun righteousness of your own? It must die. Have you any faith in yourself? It must die. The sentence of death must be in yourself, and then you shall enter into life.” ~Charles Spurgeon

Fate

Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.

— Henry David Thoreau —

“Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.” ~Henry David Thoreau