Inescapable addiction

-Admitting that one cannot control one’s addiction or compulsion-Recognising a higher power that can give strength-Examining past errors with the help of a sponsor (experienced     member)-Making amends for these errors-Learning to live a new life with a new code of behaviour-Helping others who suffer from the same addictions or compulsions Taken from the…

Swings and roundabouts

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 – Coming ready or not… All my friends had disappeared into the fast approaching sunset, never to be seen again (unless I looked in the bush and up the tree but why spoil their fun so soon). I remember how long those summer evenings were,…

Breathe

I knew it was going to be one of those days as I stood there this morning in my swimming trunks, having forgotten my padlock for the locker. After getting re-dressed, I trundled back up to borrow one. And this really is how the rest of the day went. Just the right amount of challenges…