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Feb.24.2014
February 24       DOMINOES     What happens to the dominoes that do not fall, the show cut short by my sobriety?  The tiles stand front to back; the least foul respiration will send them to their preordained destination.  I hold my breath as I glance over the...
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Nov.17.2013
November 17     Induction   I have a massive energy transformer that lives inside me.  It is explosive in nature and risky to toy with.  But if used properly I can power my whole world with the current which flows through it to me from my Higher Power.  If I use it...
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Sep.21.2013
September 21     Mercy   The rearview holds the vision, the sad figure on the corner as I drive away, all that is left to me are memories of G-d, the rest I ejected and sped from as fast as I could.  I cannot face what is left when I make G-d homeless and unloved.  Though...
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Feb.23.2013
  February 23   Over Troubled Water   Though G-d might be everything, for a long time G-d was a resident of an unknown country; a theoretical citizen of a theoretical land. It took some time for me to spy yon distant country and longer to realize what a miracle it was that I could...
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Jan.30.2013
  January 30     The Was and the Is     The Silent Scream that existed as a placeholder for my G-d was incomprehensible to me.  I entered AA and was informed that understanding my Higher Power was required not just some far distant goal.  In true alcoholic form my...
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Jan.29.2013
  January 29     Inertia   in·er·tia n. 1.     Physics. The tendency of a body to resist acceleration; the tendency of a body at rest to remain at rest or of a body in straight line motion to stay in motion in a straight line unless acted on by an outside...
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Jan.27.2013
  January 27     Simplicity Itself   My life runs at a Gilbert and Sullivan pace, with about as much sense and comic relief.  You say 'keep it simple' and my disease says 'why ruin a good play?’  The truth is this is not play at all but a work that consumes my life...
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Mar.10.2012
  March 10   VOLUNTARY MUTE       I have learned I don’t have to answer just because someone asks.  I have learned to change subjects.  I have learned it is better to say nothing.  Repeating the phrase, ‘it’s just my opinion,’ followed with, ‘I could be wrong...
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Feb.17.2012
  February 17   PIGS   “Never try to teach a pig to sing.  It wastes your time and annoys the pig.”     Talking to a chrysalis about flight is like talking to a fetus about dry land.  Descriptions of future events and possibility are lost in the translation....
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Nov.12.2011
  .......November 12     Olive Juice       For whatever the reason olives are often pitted and once they are pit-less there seems to rise an irresistible urge to fill that wound, whether with pimento or children’s cubby little fingers as they fish them from the can....