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Started by Amy Domestico Aug 4, 2009.
We're just getting this network started so please join in and help make this an active and vital community. Share your stories, start groups, write articles, form discussion groups. Practitioners, Counselors, Addiction Professionals, Clergy, Therapists and Energy Healers are invited to share your knowledge. This network is devoted to providing a place for those who are working with addiction and life recovery to use the unique power of the internet to form self-help groups and online communities. May you have a good journey. ~ Renee WindStar She Who Weaves the Web
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I didn't give up without a fight.
I probably haven't given up at all really. I've spent years, collectively...decades "working" on spiritual development. Or whatever the appropriate verb is. I've varied the verb as well...acceptance, work, flow, energy, ritual, worship, and on it goes. Reading and testing and trying, and then NOT trying. And making what felt like progress. …
Posted by Eiere on July 28, 2014 at 8:41pm
I need to be more mindful of the company I keep.
I live in an isolated place, and I use the internet as a means to interact with others. The net has much to offer, but like any tool, it must be used wisely.
Lately I have fallen in with some interesting communities. I know I have moaned here about such experiences before, it seems I don't learn. But I've noticed some…Continue
Posted by Eiere on July 28, 2014 at 11:51am
I've been the witness of some nasty cat fights lately in the recovery community. Interestingly they were not fighting over dogma, not over the steps. They concerned...what exactly? I was thinking about it today, as I hiked, and I think it boils down to planes of reality.
Lately I have been on a disordered plane of reality as my mental illness took me into a chaotic tail spin.…Continue
Posted by Eiere on June 27, 2014 at 3:22pm
Back to whine about my relationship with my old recovery forum.
Well, back to whine about my self esteem issues really, the recovery forum is a great place. My jealousy is the issue, they are chugging right along without me.
Indeed I checked into my old account to see if any of my buddies had left messages etc or checked up on me...nope.
So anyway...sadly a regular contributor to the forum used drugs the other day. He posted that 4+ years of sobriety were…Continue
I'm glad I have this place to come to and be honest.
After being away from my other recovery forum for a couple months, I logged on to see if I had any messages. None.
While I didn't expect crocodile tears over me not being there, I admit I thought at least one or two people would notice and send me a line.
But this is why people say "don't…Continue
Posted by Eiere on May 31, 2014 at 3:49pm