Just a few weeks ago my newest book was released. Progressive Recovery through the Twelve Steps: Emotionally Sober for Life turns out to be a capstone to my life; not just as a recovering alcoholic, but as a guy who has been called to the Spirit for the whole of my life.Read More
Seeing True™ is a moment of epiphany that is so pronounced that subsequent changes in direction or behavior are dramatically altered for the better. The Greeks called this “metanoia,” which means "change of mind," though it might translate better today as “a profound change of heart.” In the Seeing True framework, we focus on transformation as the desired result, and forgiveness and relationships as the spaces in which we practice.
What do we have to learn from a recovering alcoholic and D-Day survivor? Quite a bit, actually. Join us for this episode of Speaking True to learn about how Jim's experiences have a universal lesson.Read More
"I do love working with others, and I do like feeling grateful. And no doubt the benefits of a life lived well are many. However, I’ve seen that none of these ultimately suffice unless I continue to experience WIIFM, or "What’s In It For Me." Yes, I am a self-involved human being first and foremost."Read More
Everywhere I look it is clear to me that pain and discomfort are great gifts. And that comfort can actually become a source for complacency and stagnation. Still, there is a great desire to be comfortable, isn’t there?Read More
If you have ever been in a tight spot, physically, emotionally or psychologically, you have experience with this. In darkness, any bit of light brings forth resolve. In tragedy, any glimmer of strength lifts spirits. In seeming hopelessness, any inkling of opportunity brings new energy no matter how weary we may be.Read More
A few years ago, she found her way into Alcoholics Anonymous and sobriety. While that certainly settled some of what she would now call her uneasiness, something more was revealed. It became increasingly clear she was uncomfortable with her gender. Carolyn had never felt like a girl, or a woman.Read More