How I Came to Believe: hope in recovery

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Player FM과 저희 커뮤니티의 Dr. Adina Silvestri 콘텐츠는 모두 원 저작자에게 속하며 Player FM이 아닌 작가가 저작권을 갖습니다. 오디오는 해당 서버에서 직접 스트리밍 됩니다. 구독 버튼을 눌러 Player FM에서 업데이트 현황을 확인하세요. 혹은 다른 팟캐스트 앱에서 URL을 불러오세요.

Welcome to today’s show!

WHAT WE’LL LEARN:

  • How David’s earliest roots brought up feelings of isolation and sadness. Learn why being one of only a few Catholics from East Tennessee had a huge impact on David.
  • How David’s first drink as an altar boy sipping the Priests wine gave him a feeling that “everything’s going to be okay.”
  • David recalls a real hatred to be himself and a hatred for everyone else that “wasn’t like me.”
  • David said he went to treatment 5 times in the 80’s for “back problems.” I went to get my family off my back, to get my friends off my back etc…
  • When David’s sister “cut him off” that was the “straw that broke the camel’s back.” And he was ready to seek help.
  • How David now realized the God of his understanding in his youth was not a nice god. Recovery introduced David to a higher power that was different than anything he was ever raised with.
  • How Covid and the isolation involved with living during a pandemic prompted David to increase his Zoom recovery meetings
  • Where and how David identified his Higher Power (and it continues to develop)
  • David’s message to the A.I.R. community

RESOURCES MENTIONED

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