Category Archives: Love

Transcending Our Rainy Days

You all are invited to the virtual Memorial Service for my father Charles Hahn. It will be held (via Zoom) on Saturday, May 30 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m. Pacific). If you haven’t already, you’ll need to download the Zoom app and register in advance. The registration page is at . Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with more details.  … Continue reading Transcending Our Rainy Days »

Making the Desert Your Friend

One of the key elements in the 12 steps is surrender. For the first seven years of my sobriety I could never say I surrendered entirely. There was a piece of me I kept hidden, even from God. And then the bottom dropped out. “Beaten into complete defeat by alcohol … and surrounded by those who can speak to us from the heart, we have … Continue reading Making the Desert Your Friend »

Passing of Charles Hahn

A message from Marsha: Two weeks ago I shared a thought with you on my father. On Friday, March 27, he died. We are grieving his passing this weekend and ask that you join us by remembering someone you hold dear who is no longer with us. Just a thought… Marsha

Time to Stop and Listen

I realize the current pandemic has placed a strain on the lives of everyone. Marsha and I extend our thoughts and prayers to each of you.  ~ Pat and Marsha……….. Recently, as we were getting ready for bed, Marsha mused out loud, “I wonder if the Coronavirus will interfere with war.” What a fascinating question. Think about it. Where this virus interferes with our most … Continue reading Time to Stop and Listen »