Posts in Sober
Sober Pod - Step 7 - Shortcomings - Ellenisode!

Ellen starts off her minisode with a quote from the 12X12: “We saw we needn’t always be bludgeoned and beaten into humility. It could come quite as much from our voluntary reaching for it as it could from unremitting suffering. A great turning point in our lives came when we sought for humility as something we really wanted, rather than as something we must have. It marked the time when we could commence to see the full implication of Step Seven: “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.” - and she shares her take on it.

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Sober Pod Turns 1

Sober Pod recently turned one year old and Carl takes a tiny look back in his minisode this week. Of course, he can’t do it without getting somewhat sentimental or emotional, but he manages to spit it out as usual. Thank you all for listening and thank you all for being a part of Sober Pod!!! Love you all! ESPECIALLY YOU MIKE, in Nova Scotia! We love you too! Have a great 4th of July in the U.S.!

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Sober Pod - Unscripted! - Steve Minisode

Steve’s minisode this week was inspired by a book called Dreamland (Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic) and he retells the tale of Rats/Cats and bacteria. Relating to recovery, he follows that train of thought. It’s deep. It’s relatable. And Steve reminds us that though we need to clean up our mess, we are not always a mess.

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Sober Pod - Step 6 - Defects of Character

Having made our way through steps one through five, we begin to look at our character defects (a.k.a shortcomings) as we are nearly half way into the twelve steps. Asking ourselves, “Our we entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character?” We now begin the process of understanding ourselves and our relationship with our higher power better.

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Sober Pod - Step 6 - Changes (Ellen)

Ellen steps up (Step! Get it?!?) oh never mind. Ellen launches us into the 4th dimension of Step 6 in this week’s minisode as she explains the finer points of dealing with the aftermath of the 5th step and living in the real world for the upcoming changes in our lives. Also, she reminds us to thank our mentors and the people who have impacted our lives. Thanks Ellen!

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Sober Pod - Step 5 - Forgiveness

Forgiveness is not easy no matter how much you want to consider it and or try. Sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly, the distance from your head to your heart can be the longest journey. The good thing is that we do can do it and the best thing is that we can do it together. Join us as we ALL discover forgiveness a bit more.

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Soberpod - Step 4 - Fears list

This week we discuss our fear list and talk about the multiple ways people interpret the fears list/inventory. Some fears we have deeper and more significant, while others seem trivial, no matter what they are, they all impact our lives in many ways. So, sit right back, grab your popcorn and dig right in.

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