Step 4: Truth – Austin’s Story about Addiction Recovery

“I learned about group meetings…. It’s very hard to describe, the empathy, the love, the honesty, the humility … They emphasize not just your weaknesses, but also your strengths, and that was hard because I didn’t want to see the good … The fourth step helped me see the good that was always there … there was a lot of good … it was just hidden and buried under years of substances and years of guilt … I learned that I needed my God, I learned that I needed my brothers and sisters … and every t...
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Step 1: Honesty – David’s Story on Sex Addiction Recovery

"If we turn our lives over to Him, we can draw on all the powers of heaven to change.  And that's my testimony."  So David took the first, vital step to overcome his addiction, by being honest and no longer trying to hide it.  And then he was on his way to recovery. This very inspiring video relates the story of a man who went through agony, but was able to succeed: Step One
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Folding Pages

I have recently started folding pages.  It’s like origami, but uses entire books.  My most recent endeavor is shown above.  It’s an old CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.  It took me around eleven hours to do the more than 10,000 folds necessary to make it look just the way I wanted. As my wife can sadly attest to, I tend to have conversations with inanimate objects.  And with eleven hours to kill, that book and I had some lengthy conversations.  The main one went something ...
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