Category Archives: Sobriety

A Shared Garden

I’d like to invite all our readers to the memorial service for Charles Hahn. The “virtual” service will be conducted over Zoom on Saturday May 30th at 1:00 pm Eastern Time, 10:00 am Pacific Time. Pat will be offering the eulogy. We will send the invitation link (which isn’t ready quite yet) with next week’s post. Marsha When Marsha and I decided to moved to … Continue reading A Shared Garden »

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 »