Tag Archives: Recovery

More Than Money

I read this post on Facebook about the Law of Attraction. Checked out the free videos, too. For a fee, I would be given a secret prosperity prayer and an amazing attraction amulet. I pressed the “Thank you, no” icon, … Continue reading

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Sometimes The Opinions Expressed Ought Not Be Expressed

I drive 16 miles to pick up Joey and take him to school. I do this every school day. Sometimes, I’m runnin’ late but I make sure get him there by 8am. And since, on most days, I’m the guy … Continue reading

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My Everything

I called my friend this mornin’. He had just returned from a short trip to Massachusetts. “How’s it goin’, man?” I said. ” How was the reunion? Glad to be back?” “Ecstatic, I tell you. I had a great time. … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Door

I won’t pull all the way into his driveway. Joey’s biological, maternal grandfather. The man Joey calls “Pops.” I call him “Pig.” Among other things but, this mornin’, I told myself, “Clean up your language, man. What kind of example … Continue reading

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The How, Why and What of Things

I don’t know how things happen. I don’t know how I came to have a grandson without having any children. I don’t know how I came to play piano without having a single lesson. And the songs, the poems, the … Continue reading

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So Help Me God

  I’m sittin’ in my car stealin’ McDonald’s wifi. My girl sent me a message. She says she loves me. I don’t know why this is so hard for me to believe but I deal with it by tellin’ myself, … Continue reading

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I Mean, Why Would He Say It If It Wasn’t True?

The other day, my friend’s sponsor told him to “stick with the winners.” Then the sage old-timer shook my hand and patted me on the back. I took it to be his endorsement of me as a winner and one … Continue reading

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