Category : Recovery Stories

Deal With It

My meditation guide asks me to envision a happy place. I imagine tall ferns swaying in the wind and a cliff's edge that...

Elliott Rodriguez
27 Sep, 2020

Recovery View Reflections

When Josie asked me to write a piece for the 50th edition of Recovery View it caused me to pause and realize our dance with...

Lee McCormick
04 Jun, 2020

Shackles and Chains

I was driving to work the other day and I saw a vision of a slave with a neck shackle and or iron round.  He was a...

Jessica Rodriguez, PhD, MAC,...
12 Dec, 2017

Travelogue 3

My name is Paul and I am making a documentary film about the joy of recovery.  I am five months into this project and I...

Paul Steinbroner
08 Dec, 2017

Celebrating Full Recovery from Addiction PART TWO...

In part two of this interview, Scott Kiloby goes deeper into the question of what addiction really means, and how the...

Scott Kiloby,
15 Jul, 2017


The idea to produce a documentary about addiction as a spiritual disease came from a chance meeting with Sheila Raye...

Paul Steinbroner
15 Jul, 2017

A New Covenant – Children of the Sun

We are born into this world as inheritors of the legacies of man. We are born of the Light of consciousness merged with...

Lee McCormick
14 Dec, 2016

A Look at Happy Sobriety

Happiness is a state of well-being, contentment, joy, bliss, satisfaction and delight, as we are told by Merriam-Webster....

Michele Garcia
12 Jan, 2015

World Peace Caravan

The journey toward peace in the Middle East has been a long, arduous, frustrating and unfruitful one. Recovering from old...

Samira Noorali,
10 Oct, 2014

Addressing the Complexities of Chronic Pain

First published in Marin Medicine. Reprinted with permission. As a specialist in pain medicine since the 1970s (Dr....

James Gagne, and Sonnee...
02 Jun, 2014

Transformed by Writing: A Light Journey

“The first step to peace is to stand still in the light.” ~George Fox A Light Journey When you’re all alone in the...

Robert Hammond
08 Apr, 2014

Point of Return

Stories about recovery from alcoholism, drug addiction and impulse control disorders all seem to have a somewhat common...

Andrew Martin
16 Sep, 2013

The Magic of a Boring Evening at Home

Where did I hear this? I can’t remember exactly. It was at an awards ceremony when a survivor of the Holocaust who had...

16 Sep, 2013

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