Sacred Prose

From Battleground to Holy Ground : My Body in Recovery

Addiction is like war. It is, by definition, pure destruction. Self destruction. With its fair share of collateral damage. A daily battle between life and death, with the addict fighting for both sides at once. For the lucky ones—for whom life is the victor—there is...

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The 5 Love Languages & Codependency

Personal relationships with significant others, family members and loved ones can be some of the most triggering and challenging experiences that individuals in recovery from codependency and addiction encounter. In my own experience with codependency, developing...

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Get Grounded in Recovery

There are many ways to get grounded in recovery. Being outside and connecting with nature has exceptional restorative abilities. It does not take countless hours of being in the wilderness. An individual recovering from substance abuse or co-dependency can simply...

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You Don’t Need to FIND a Higher Power

You don't need to FIND a Higher Power. Hear me out on this one.   When I walked into my first Twelve-Step meeting I was broken. And absolutely terrified. The idea of a Higher Power or God was nearly revolting to me - why would I trust some power greater than...

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{ Fellowship } – fel·low·ship \ˈfe-lə-ˌship, -lō-\ noun.

Definition: a friendly relationship among people; the relationship of people who share interests or feelings; a group of people who have similar interests.

See also – collective, tribe