Rescuing Judgment from Judgementalism

I am sitting in the judgment seat at the gate at the entrance to the ancient city of Dan. The tradition goes back thousands of years.The king would go to the gate of the city and there decide who woul...

Why I Am Still Doing This

Seven years ago my wife spotted a trip to the Holy Land that was within our price range. Since the journey was high on her bucket list, we increased the cash flow of MasterCard and signed on.The curre...

Who Cares?

Sometimes the choice ‘not to care’ seems the most logical. The struggle with addiction to drugs and all the attendant issues have been part of our family story for over twenty-five years. The cycle be...

The spirits and prayer (Caleb)

In spite of where I am and the position I’ve put myself in I feel optimistic about my life. ​Sometimes it’s hard, but because of my understanding of the Medicine Path, I can navigate situations l...

Fries or Cocaine?

How hard is it to change your life?Not very. And extremely. Depending on the issue, my actions span the spectrum.Add a chocolate bar and a gelato to my daily routine, not a problem. Stopping that prac...

The Net Was Not There (Caleb)

I bear the primary responsibility for my actions. During my last relapse, it was I who left the recovery house. I picked up drugs at 4 am. I didn’t fight for myself.But recovery is not just a matter o...