Joe Biden is In, And I’m Putting a Rest to the Politics

I've worked hard over the last few months to quell the political rhetoric I was sharing here for a little while, but I hope you'll humor me one last time. As this is the day of 46th President Joe Biden and his inauguration, I just wanted to put a little bow on everything I've said…

Lessons from Recovery May Help Heal the Political Divide

This was the second US Presidential Election I've participated in as a voter since I entered recovery from alcoholism and pornography addiction in early 2014. It is also the second time in as many elections that, regardless of the outcome, I think the lessons I gathered from my recovery process are ones that all Americans…

The Longer I’m in Recovery, The More I Avoid Conflict from Differing Opinions

Over the years, my wife has pointed out to me that I tend to speak of the Boston Red Sox in terms of “we” as in “We just may have made the greatest mistake in trading away Mookie Betts since we let Babe Ruth go to the Yankees.” My wife is the first to point…