Hope Is What I Needed

This is a piece I wrote about Step 2 for my old treatment center, Renascent.  It came out today in their weekly e-newsletter. Thanks for reading! I lie in bed, staring at the imaginary blue worms on the walls and listening to what sounds like a ball game on a distant television.  Three sleepless nights…

Sing Your Death Song

“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service…

Sloth Alert! Can I be too lazy to procrastinate?

I have noticed that I have been slacking in my 10th and 11th steps for some time now (I have been slacking in my realizations of slacking too).  Where once I was almost militant about doing a daily inventory, about stopping through the day to check myself, about asking for guidance when I was unsure,…