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September 2017

Lamb in Wolf’s Clothing Podcast Episode #1

This prologue episode introduces the podcast and in doing so, discusses: Religion vs. Spirituality, especially within Addiction Treatment The malevolent spirituality of heroin addiction How conscious creativity can disrupt addiction’s processes Enjoy and let me know of any topics future… Continue Reading →

Recovery takes spiritual balance

Rahesh Balsekar teaches, “it is only when there is firm rooting in…the belief in the reality of the volition of the individual that the notion of karma arises.”  What he means is that suffering emerges when a person is too… Continue Reading →

If we don’t recognize beauty, our souls will starve

Building a healthy life isn’t just about working out or eating right.  While both are crucial, if we don’t recognize and share beauty, our souls will starve in darkness.  Once that happens, there isn’t a workout or diet plan that… Continue Reading →

How to write a Book in a Month — Day One

Today’s the first official day of my venture into the “Book in a Month” system.  According to the program, I should write a one sentence summary and fill out what’s called a Story Idea Map, as well as, write the… Continue Reading →

How to write a book in a month — background

I’ve begun writing a new book that I am entitling, The Teacher.  This book is a transformation story in which the protagonist “finds” his truth amidst great struggle and grief.  Now, I haven’t gotten very far, but to aid me… Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to an Addict’s Enabler

Dear Enabler, Look, I know your intentions are good.  I KNOW that you think all of your “helping” is leading someone back to you from the abyss in which they swim. I get that your rescuing comes from the absolute… Continue Reading →

How to make an Addict Behave

When people ask me questions about the addict in their life, the only thing I hear is, “How can I make my Addict behave in ways I can understand?”  And the response to that question is: Seek to understand your… Continue Reading →

The ant in the web is a powerful metaphor…

As a writer, I collect metaphors.  As a substance abuse counselor, I use the metaphors I collect to help illustrate different topics.  One of those illustrated metaphors is featured here: I saw this and stuck in a web right outside… Continue Reading →

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