Entries by Jeanie Miley

Practicing Resurrection: Step 10, Part 3

We continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.   At the end of your life you will be asked to give an account for all of the pleasures God allowed you, but you refused to enjoy.    I’ll never forget the first time I saw that quote, tucked into […]

Keeping Hope Alive…by Choosing Life

Choose Life!                   I have set before you today life and death, blessing and cursing…..therefore, choose life.                                                                                                             Deuteronomy 30:19 If I had to choose a motto that I heard from childhood and have lived by and quoted for my entire life, it would be “Watch extremes”.   My […]

Keeping HopeAlive/Working the Steps: Step 9, Part 2

Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. I have worked the Twelve Steps for most of my adult life because I am a codependent.  An on-going, recovering codependent. There are specific spiritual practices I follow, all of which are intended to nurture my soul.  […]