Happy Friday, Nation!
My 2017 came crashing to a literal halt when I was about to go out on New Year’s Eve and got into a car accident. Luckily, nobody was hurt. I knocked over an apartment complex sign and at the time, I was having a mini-panic attack. No, I was not drunk, or high, but I was looking down at my phone. (Never doing that again). The next day I woke up laughing and extremely grateful. No, not because my insurance expenses are going to go sky-rocketing, but because:
- My Higher Power has impeccable timing
- My Higher Power has a twisted sense of humor
- My Higher Power wanted me to stay in
I was already sick and not feeling well. I thought twice about meeting up with some friends, but decided to go. Fortunately and unfortunately after the accident I decided not to. That night a couple of those friends decided to relapse. I’m grateful I stayed in. Some might call that luck, I call that my Higher Power.
Have you ever had a coincidence that you thought was your Higher Power?
Let me know and here’s what you missed this week.
TV’s Best Addicts
We’ve put together a list of our favorite addicts and alcoholics from the silver screen and some of them we can definitely relate to. Are any of your favorite characters on here?
A vital part of recovery requires spirituality. We’ve created our second course on Sobriety Engine,and can’t wait for you to check it out! This course offers a week’s worth of practical lessons, feedback, exercises and readings designed to guide you on a path of self-discovery.
Can two alcoholics recover together? Can you quit drinking even if your spouse doesn’t? In this week’s Shair Podcast, Colleen describes the dynamic between alcohol and family/marital relationships.
Beautiful, Elegant, and Edgy
“When I was growing up, my mom had pictures and statues of ballerina’s all over the house. I’ve always had a thing for dancers. One of the first concepts I ever had was to make a beautiful ballerina who was edgy.” Tim created these awesome T-Shirts with those in mind.
Afton just celebrated one year in November! Afton describes her life in addiction as “out of control.” Today she is peaceful, a loving person, and states that a life is amazing!
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