Art

Dear ESSAY

Dear ESSAY, thank you for the wonderful suprise I received in the August edition on The Slogans. On p. 20 I unexpectedly found an article written by my sponsor with a picture of my cat “Milton” and an embroidery work I had sent her when I had been working on it.

By |2023-11-13T13:55:27-06:00September 27, 2022|Comments Off on Dear ESSAY

Step Four Helped Me to Face My Wild Elephant

Lust corrupted my childhood. I was violated when I was very young—an inappropriate act that distorted my perception of sexuality, reality, and love. For years afterward I went around with an aching, infinite emptiness inside me. I bandaged the pain with a blindfold and contented myself to live in darkness, like someone living down a deep water well.

By |2023-11-13T13:54:19-06:00August 19, 2021|Comments Off on Step Four Helped Me to Face My Wild Elephant

“A Heart That Blooms”—The Story Behind the Cover Illustration

In my mid-forties I found myself full of fear, uncertainty, and loneliness—not knowing why my life did not have the shades of color I saw in nature, the sunsets, the immensity of the flowers. I felt that I did not belong—that perhaps my Higher Power had made a mistake. Lust had always been there, but at a very high cost.

By |2023-11-13T13:53:48-06:00August 18, 2021|Comments Off on “A Heart That Blooms”—The Story Behind the Cover Illustration

I Saw The Drawing Slowly Appear On The Page

I had a pretty normal childhood and, thankfully, I experienced no sexual traumas. Looking back, I notice that I had an unusually strong interest in women, even as a child. Still, I don’t believe I experienced genuine addiction until decades later.

By |2023-11-08T10:16:14-06:00February 26, 2021|Comments Off on I Saw The Drawing Slowly Appear On The Page

Using The Tool Of Drawing

I met Dave at a downtown Denver SA meeting. He introduced me to Maxey. He volunteered at a shelter, and brought out three rescue dogs and it wasn’t even close. Maxey was the dog for me.

By |2023-11-13T13:51:01-06:00December 26, 2020|Comments Off on Using The Tool Of Drawing

Which Way Do You Take?

Hi everyone, I’m Flo, a recovering sexaholic, sober since Oct 7, 2015. Sobriety is my priority in life. I want to live a sober life, no matter the kind of garbage I have to face on a given day. No matter what the emotional or physical pain, I keep moving ahead in my sobriety and recovery. Why? Because sobriety is the only thing I really have in life, and everything in my life depends on this.

By |2023-11-13T13:53:14-06:00October 3, 2020|Comments Off on Which Way Do You Take?