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JUST FOR SUNDAY: 08/12/2012

Aug 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Grateful thanks to Irene Watson for this article. In my last post, I wrote about being a rebel. Then I came across the saying “living with reckless abandon” and wondered how that might be the same or different than being a rebel.

Many of us in recovery certainly know how to live recklessly, until our lives have become a wreck. We may have been alcoholics or drug addicts who put ourselves in danger repeatedly as if just daring the world. Others of us in recovery may have been codependents or enablers—we tended to play it safe, to try to stop another’s reckless behavior. The thought of “reckless abandon” might be frightening to us.

But there is a happy medium. Just as we can have a good rebellion that benefits us, we can live with