There is a dead cactus on my kitchen counter.

There is a dead cactus on my kitchen counter.  Limp and hanging over a sparkley gold planter basket it was actually quite pretty, for a cactus, when it was given to me.  Apparently this cactus is supposed to bloom with pink flowers in the Spring....more

What a great post. I totally needed to hear this today.more

Empowerment in the Face of Admitting Powerlessness in Addiction

My name is Alexis and I am an Alcoholic.  These are not easy words to say, nor have they been easy to say for the past 18 months, but they are words that have kept me alive & sane.  Each journey begins with a single step and the journey of recovery is no differerent.  Today I thought about the element of admitting that I was powerless over alcohol.  I don't have a problem with admitting that I had a "problem" with alcohol, that it controlled me and that because of it I have made some awful choices.  I did however take issue with the term powerless....more

Bless you Lexie, for being brave and committed. The voices will try to tell you you are worth ...more