Drunkless

Letting others see in, so we can see out.

We are Recovering alcoholics and addicts, and these are mini-chapters of our lives. Here, we are learning to live a life of choice; we're learning to live Drunkless.

We'll share in our writings, in our podcasts, in our photos, art, and music -- our creativity will show who we are, what we're going through, and how we make it -- 24 hours at a time.

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Need vs Want

By AJ

I want a nice car.  I want to be happy.  I want to fall in love with Mr. Perfect.  I want… well I could really go on forever.  Did I ever say I wanted to hit a drunken bottom, a spiritual death?  No.  Did I ever say I wanted to go to prison?  No.  Although I would never have thought so at the time, I’m grateful those things happened.  They spurred the actions that led me to a better life.

When I am in a difficult, troubled or all-around bad situation, my first thought was always to pray for what I wanted.  Even to this day.  I always seem to know how I want things to go.  During my journey in recovery, however, I have learned to ask for His will to be done.  I don’t really know what I want or need, but I know He does.  His outcomes are ALWAYS what I need, different than what I wanted and often times better. 

Praying for what I want = praying for my will.  Praying for what I need = praying for His will.

I do it because it works. 

I do it because I live a life of recovery.

AJ

Be Positive. Be Compassionate. Be Love. Be Spiritual. Be Life. Just BE.

Drunkless does not intended to diagnose, treat, or resolve any alcoholic or addiction condition in any way, shape or form.  Drunkless deals primarily with chemical addictions and aims to share the experience, strength, and hope of our bloggers, podcasters, and associated guests and visitors.  Though we recognize and realize that there are many forms of addiction and mental disorders, we are not experienced nor educated in ways where we can advise or give feedback on many of them.  As such, it is up to our visitors to discern the differences and to take appropriate action to seek help for themselves or loved ones.  However, we do hope to provide a glimpse into the correlation between some of them and hopefully allow someone a "one-up" on getting help before it becomes life threatening -- after all, that is our goal -- to provide hope where we can, and possibly save a life.

The authors, podcasters, artists, creativists, and other "hosts" on this site do it therapeutically, educationally, inspirationally, and to share their experience, strength and hope, as well as for entertainment... After all, we are not a glum lot.

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