"What we really have is a daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual condition." BB pg 85 A daily reprieve, that is all any of us really have. We heard it in treatment and we hear it in meetings...one day at a time and just for … [Continue reading]
Resentment is the number one offender
"Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies." - Nelson Mandela How many hours, days, weeks, months, even years, yes years have I squandered away carrying resentments? I am embarrassed to even guess. Often in my … [Continue reading]
A friend of mine shared a meme which read, "Dear God, I want to take a minute not to ask for anything from you, but to simply say, Thank you for all I have." … [Continue reading]
The topic is Gratitude…
Hi! My name is Clairey and I'm a grateful recovering alcoholic! Today I would like our topic to be gratitude. … [Continue reading]
Are you aware?
One of the greatest gifts I've received in recovery is my awareness. I sat down this morning to write and everything I thought of was grouchy and negative. … [Continue reading]
By Golly I FORGOT!
Hi, my name is Clairey and I'm addicted to nicotine. I am powerless over cigarettes and my life has become unmanageable. I have come to believe that a power greater than myself can restore me to sanity and I've been turning my will and my life over … [Continue reading]
We will intuitively know…
Feeling lots of feelings this month. Another friend of mine has passed away. We had been friends for twenty years. He was married to another friend of mine from my early years here in Jackson Hole and they have 2 beautiful young boys. I drove up to … [Continue reading]
'One day at a time' this week has yet again been slapped in my face. Since I've been in recovery this motto has baffled me, frustrated me, given me peace, and taught me many lessons. I consider myself not to be one stuck in the past but not … [Continue reading]
Pavillon Alumni Service Blog!!!
Hello all! I was given this amazing opportunity to write to my fellow alumni and I thought I'd start off by telling you a bit about myself. I'm an addict/alcoholic and my problem is Clairey! Ouch the truth hurts sometimes. Fortunately today I have a … [Continue reading]
Yesterday after my noon meeting I headed to therapy. I absolutely adore my therapist, by the way. I went through 3 different therapist after my longtime therapist left and I'm so glad I did because I love this lady! When we first started getting to … [Continue reading]