Coordinates on the Recovery Map

April 30, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

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Addicts and alcoholics follow a fairly predictable route from drinking/using to stable abstinence and recovery, whether they believe in God or not.

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The Church of the Exalted Chemical

April 17, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

The addict gives up on thinking for themselves, because it’s too dangerous.

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Atheology for Recovery

April 9, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

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Changing how we live isn’t easy to accomplish, even with step-by-step instructions.

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Taking Charge by Having Faith

April 1, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

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We can “turn it over,” not because we believe there is a God who will do something for us or to us, but because we understand that recovering from addiction depends on outside help.

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Recovery Without God

March 25, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Faded drawing of man's head in profile, on old-looking, stained paper. The "brain area" is filled with gears.

Plenty of addicts and alcoholics starting the journey of recovery from addictive disease can’t bring themselves to accept the spiritual program that’s helped so many. There are other options.

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