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 cy...

Where Are We Now?

I am not able to read the signs. And I don’t like it! So far, in this Mexican town, I have mastered the signs indicating Alto, Rosarito and Tijuana. Anything else I’m guessing. I prefer...

Not For the Complacent

Advent is not for the complacent or the entitled.  Advent - the four weeks before Christmas - is for those who long for light, for more joy, hope and peace in their lives and for those who antici...

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 situat...

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. Stoppi...

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 ma...