Tag: freedom

Merry Christmas from Discovering Beautiful!

Discovering Beautiful isn’t about outer beauty. It is a bunch of writing shared from my heart to yours. My blog emphasizes the beauty that is nonexistent &  unnoticed when living an empty life addicted and hopeless. Sobriety and Recovery both allow us to embrace life. Because of God’s Grace, we are alive, and are given a second …

Living Free.

Freedom for me, came when I came to believe that a power greater than myself, could restore my life and sanity. That power that has shown me to be much greater than myself, is Jesus. Because of this relationship that I have: My mind is not as gullible. Yes I am sober and the fog …

Guest: Rob- Celebrates 2 Years in Recovery!

          “My name is Rob Kelly, I am an alcoholic and addict! Today January 10th 2014 I celebrate 2 years clean and sober, this is the longest I have been clean and sober since I was 12 years old, & I am 51.” For me the journey into darkness began after …

Bending The Boundaries

  Ya’ll this week has been a little bit tough. I think that when someone who you love struggles with addiction, chances are you struggle with codependency issues. This has been the kind of week that I really have to be on point. I know a lot of facts and formal knowledge about addiction, codependency, …

The Smaller Reminders.

Looking back, early recovery was basically a big block time filled with excruciating discomfort. Of course any life change is uncomfortable and so is coming off of drugs, but what had really terrified me was coming to the realization that I never really did know who I was. I hadn’t ever found myself. It was …

A glimpse of —her.

This is a picture of my mother and I. This short visit happened on April 13, 2013. It has taken a lot of learning to trust in God’s word and personal growth on my part to be able to say that I am truly grateful for her, and genuinely happy that she has thought about …

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