Discovering Self-Identity in Sobriety

Discovering Self-Identity in Sobriety

  Addiction causes us to lose touch with ourselves. Our ideas, emotions, and attitudes become controlled by our insatiable desire for the next drink or drug. Eventually, we come to a point where we feel as though we are inseparable from our addiction; that addiction is our identity. One of the great joys of sobriety is being able to finally …Read More

What is a “Spiritual Malady”?

What is a “Spiritual Malady”?

  Addiction is a disease of the mind, body, and spirit. Unlike other diseases, addiction contains a spiritual component referred to by 12 Step recovery fellowships as a “spiritual malady.” The spiritual component of the disease is of major importance, and requires spiritual treatment to be overcome. 12 Step recovery focuses on a spiritual solution to the problem of addiction …Read More