Wisdom for Today Along Recovery Lane

Daily Readings for Persons in Recovery that are Using the Twelve Step Program

by John S.



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/13/2009

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 404
ISBN : 9781438923857

About the Book

“BEST BOOKS 2009” AWARD Finding recovery and holding on to it is a gift of working the program presented to us in the Twelve Step program. Each of us has traveled a different path to arrive in a place where we are able to face up to the reality of addiction in our life, and each of us must travel a path to find recovery. This book may be used in a variety of ways: • As a Guide Book Wisdom for Today can serve as a guide in your daily mediation. I hope you will use this book to search more deeply into yourself. Hopefully it will inspire you to reach for a deeper meaning and lead you to enhance your recovery. May this book serve as a compass in finding your way. • As a Recovery Tool Wisdom for Today may challenge you to a new honesty and may assist you to a renewed openness, and it may help you discover the courage that exists within yourself. This book may bring clarity, and it may cause you to discover more questions that need answers. Hopefully, it will help you to find a deeper meaning in your life. Additionally you can use this book as a way of “passing it on” and giving it away. • As a Change Agent Wisdom for Today may just have one or two pearls of wisdom that can serve as a catalyst for change in your life and enhance recovery in your life. It may help you to accept the brokenness that exists in all addicts and alcoholics and find ways to fix or improve your functioning. Hopefully it will help you to grow spiritually.

About the Author

As the creator of these daily readings, I have provided a means that may assist you in the recovery process. Recovery is most likely the hardest thing you will ever do. The readings you find here can help. I believe you are worth it! I am a Certifi ed Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor, having worked in the field of addiction medicine since 1982. I am also an Advanced Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist. I have worked with a variety of patients – adults, adolescents, professionals, minorities, chronically relapsed persons and those with dual diagnosis. I have worked in a variety of treatment settings – inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and continuing care. I have worked as a counselor, supervisor, trainer, director and consultant in the USA and Sweden. I am myself a recovering person.