Sobriety Is A Wake Up Call

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When I got sober almost 9 years ago, I had no idea what was coming next. My initial goal was to stop using cocaine and in order to do so I knew I also had to quit drinking. What I didn’t realize is that I was answering a much bigger call. My sobriety hasn’t just been a call to clean up … Read More

Surrender Is An Invitation For Greatness

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This past month I’ve been spending some time in inquiry of what it truly means to surrender. This has always been a topic near and dear to my heart because the day I got sober was a moment of sweet surrender for me in which my life was changed forever. That day on August 17, 2008 I got down on … Read More

How I Coped With My Anxiety

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I’ll never forget – it was late 2007 and I was sitting in a meeting at my very corporate America job. The meeting was with our Human Resources department to go over our benefits, health insurance, 401k plans, etc. It was afternoon and I had just come from lunch. As I was sitting in the meeting, she was talking about … Read More

We Do Have A Choice

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Hello beautiful tribe. This message is coming to you from the brand, spanking new MiraclesAreBrewing.com website! Whoop whoop! Give her a test drive, won’t you? I know I’ve been on a bit of a weekly writing hiatus as we fine-tuned the new digs for you, but now it’s onward. And speaking of onward, I know we have all been on … Read More

The Power of Solitude

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This week Needy Helper and DrugRehab.com interviewed me about my sober journey. It was interesting to hear both sets of questions and how similar they were. I suppose it is because a lot of people who are trying to get sober or are newly sober have the same questions about how to be successful with their own sobriety. The question … Read More

Sometimes In The Being Is The Becoming

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I’d love to say these are “just because” roses, but they’re not. They are because I completely lost my cool the other day for reasons that seemed immensely important to me and there’s apology tucked in these stems. But that’s beside the point. The truth is sometimes I get angry. Like if I’m being really honest, tantrums are no stranger … Read More