Beach Prayers

Beach Prayers

By Diane Cameron The beach has always felt like my natural home. I grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and summer time spent there meant time on one of the three rivers or a drive North to Lake Erie. That Great Lake offered plenty of body surfing and lots...

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Defiance and Resentment

Defiance and Resentment

By Diane Cameron This week I had a big resentment. It felt awful. The good news of long recovery is that I recognize resentment earlier, and I have more skills to keep it under wraps while I’m processing. But the other side of having these...

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When I Envy the Newcomer

When I Envy the Newcomer

By: Diane Cameron Oh, it’s a complicated thing, this recovery. And even after many years, I find myself tangled in some pretty funny thinking. Here’s an example: I got a call from the sister of a woman I’ve been sponsoring for a couple of...

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And Now a New Year

And Now a New Year

By: Diane Cameron And then suddenly it’s a New Year. 2019 begins. The part we love is that a New Year is a blank slate. But while we love that sense of possibility, it is also just a little unnerving. Maybe part of the over-drinking and...

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