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Beside Restful Waters

“To refuse the dark side of one’s nature is to store up or accumulate the darkness;”

Robert Johnson as quoted by Fr. Richard Rohr

Recovery is a step by step process of illuminating the dark side. This illumination process has a starting point. I have my illumination story. I have heard hundreds of illumination stories. Some of our stories are imposed by arresting officers when our ‘dark side’ has broken the law. Some stories are exposed when we get ‘caught’ in the act(s) of addiction. Some of our stories are triggere