Tag: sobriety

A Curated Life

In this guest post written by Collette, she shares how life is not made in big moments, or bold pronouncements, but in the small, daily moments.

A Sacred Bow

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash

As we approach the end of the year, let’s take this opportunity to look back … so that we can learn from our experience, set intentions going forward, and improve our practice and structure. Leo Babauta Since June, I’ve been a part of the… Continue Reading “A Sacred Bow”

Protect Your Sobriety

Every morning I open my eyes, my first thought and words spoken are, “Thank you God for waking me up sober.” I’ve been thinking about sobriety, which is normal for me this time of year. On November 10th, I’ll be 22 years sober. There’s… Continue Reading “Protect Your Sobriety”

Leaving the Throne

It was one year ago I saw her post with a picture of the ragged bible and went looking for my Bible. It was sitting on a shelf of books collecting dust, but it had a cover on it which I wrote about here.… Continue Reading “Leaving the Throne”

Follow the Breadcrumbs

Once you connect with the dream in your heart, it won’t leave, but it’s easy to put everything else before it. Since posting The Beach Rug, I’ve been following the trail of breadcrumbs. I’ve had this cutting board for as long as I can… Continue Reading “Follow the Breadcrumbs”

Keep Choosing Her

I woke up this morning to the smell of Mrs. Meyers. I cleaned house yesterday, and not just the usual dusting and vacuuming. No, my darling, I was on my hands and knees scrubbing corners. It reminded me of my drinking days. I was… Continue Reading “Keep Choosing Her”

A Dreamy Bed

My heart beats a little bit faster for a dreamy bed. My daughter was home over the weekend, and I wanted to let her catch up on some sleep. As I closed her bedroom door, this quote came to mind, and I remembered this… Continue Reading “A Dreamy Bed”

Women Like Us

There was a comment left on my Blog that caused me to ponder. I had commented on a Blog I follow, and someone made a comment about my comment. My comment was, “My worst day sober, is still better than my best day drunk.”… Continue Reading “Women Like Us”

Hopes and Dreams

Hopes and dreams. Otherwise, our lives merely exist. This photo popped up on my Facebook news-feed. My heart ran as fast as it could into that photo! My life is simple, so skip the fancy couch. A Yoga mat, or pillow will do just… Continue Reading “Hopes and Dreams”

Dear Sober Me

It’s been raining this week in Texas. The sun broke through the clouds this morning, beamed through the front windows, and filled my home with light. The air outside was cool, but the warmth of the sun felt fabulous. Now it’s cloudy again, but… Continue Reading “Dear Sober Me”

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