From Victim to Victor

From Victim to Victor

When I look back at my experience through the 12 steps, I feel a sense of gratitude, accomplishment and strength. These are things I’ve never felt before in my life. The only feelings I’ve identified with before going through this work were fear, jealousy and...
Steps One, Two, & Three

Steps One, Two, & Three

How does someone who doesn’t believe in God embrace steps one, two, & three of a 12-step program? Let me clarify the statement about not believing in God as it relates to my own experience. I do believe in a higher power and an existence that there are...

Amends: Do I Have To?

I will never forget the day that I finally got a big book sponsor. I was living in a sober house and caught up in the obsession that goes along with addiction. I was around 8 months clean and my life was not at all where I thought it should be. I had always envisioned...