The Day I Tried To Die

It was four years ago today…

On the evening of February 16, 2012, I kissed each of my dogs on the top of the head, grabbed a flashlight, walked out the door and started running down the street. In my mind, it was going to be the last time I [...]

Do You Roll Your Eyes at New Year’s Resolutions?

I will freely admit, in my more cynical days, I used to be in the camp that New Year’s resolutions were a bunch of hooey! I hated going into the gym in January. I could never use the machines because of the wave of resolution renegades sweating out those [...]

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Get the Old Pain Out of Your New Year

Today is the first day of 2016.

I couldn’t be happier!

It’s a new stamp on time, fresh and clean. For now, at least, there have been no mistakes, regrets or darkness to soil the sparkling purity of “the new.”

Knowing me, that won’t last too long! But, for now, I’m reveling [...]

Where the Shadow People Walk

As I walk recovery’s road, I’ve always been fascinated with shadow. Literally, it’s a fun tool to make shadow puppets on the wall with my hands.  Metaphorically, however, it is less entertaining and more of an elusive blackness embedded in the feet, following wherever we go. I see shadows with [...]

Breaking the Glass of the Past

“I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays…”
– Carl Sandburg
Why create a site with images of broken glass? Well, it’s simple. To me, broken glass is synonymous with moving forward. You see, I still struggle with backward perception. I’m [...]