“The main thing is to care. Care very hard, even if it is only a game you are playing.” – Billie Jean King I have heard it said that “Sharing is Caring.” When we share our experience strength and hope with another human being that may be struggling with addiction we help to lighten their … Read more

Can or Can’t…

I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can’t be done. ~ Henry Ford When we start out on the recovery journey believing that we can stay sober and live a happy life seems extremely out of reach. In the beginning we get frustrated and regress … Read more

I’m grateful for…

“As soon as you start to feel differently about what you already have, you will start to attract more of the good things, more of the things you can be grateful for.” — Joe Vitale Gratitude is key to happiness and joy.  Having an attitude of gratitude helps to keep us focused on the main … Read more


“It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.” – Winston Churchill One of my favorite leaders is General George Patton, he certainly had his flaws but the one thing that sticks out in my mind was his passion for fulfilling … Read more


“Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow When it comes to the recovered life perseverance in all we do is essential to be successful.  Often we think of success in terms of vocational … Read more

Worry Free

“We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.”  – Etty Hillesum Worry is a killer, it causes us stress and stress is a huge factor in disease.  Fear not!  When we think about worrying most of us think about the big stuff.  We think … Read more

Expect the Good

“I used to say, ‘I sure hope things will change.’ Then I learned that the only way things are going to change for me is when I change.” – Jim Rohn Back in the 80’s there was a saying that went around, “shite happens” I remember seeing bumper stickers with the expression.  Sadly, I kinda … Read more

A positive “One Day At A Time”

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on” – Robert Frost For many years I carried a negative attitude of the belief that life goes on!  Shite happens!  Tomorrow is another day!  I know a fellow that is famous for his response to “Good Morning” he responds, “What’s … Read more