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Blinded

April 27 Blinded Alcoholism hits me like a kind of blindness.  I stagger through the living room cursing anyone who changes familiar placement or published timetables. Just like every aspect of this disease, shocked sightlessness, is mine to deal with.  … Continue reading

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The Key You See

April 11 The Key You See The key you see is letting you, accept me.  Oh, how I hide from that, run from that, flee from that.  I must be in control of what you think of me.  I curtain … Continue reading

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Acceptance, Action, Change

April 3     ACCEPTANCE, ACTION, CHANGE   Acceptance equals action.  Without action, acceptance is a death sentence.  Action puts me in the hands of my Higher Power; inaction puts me at the mercy of others, or worse, self-justification.  For … Continue reading

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Keds

July 26       Keds   If I gave a child a pair of sneakers would I refuse to help them to tie them on?  Would I want this kid to wear them open, tongues hanging out, laces dangling … Continue reading

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why it’s so hard to be me

April 1     Why is it so hard to be me?   I have everything I could wish for.  I have love and friendship, I have talent and ability.  What more could I want?  I don’t want more, I … Continue reading

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Simultaneous Acceptance

February 8     Simultaneous Acceptance       Being typical is a difficult thing to live with, but I am typical.  Being extraordinary is a challenging thing to live up to, but this is also mine to bear, you … Continue reading

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In The Meadow

June 15   IN THE MEADOW       Being the only tree in the meadow often leaves me feeling lonely.  I tell myself of the camaraderie I imagine in the forest.  These images are more poetic than real.  I … Continue reading

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