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Eternally Amy - A Sober Mom of Eight's Journey from Jail to Joy

Sep 20, 2023

In this episode of the "Eternally Amy" podcast, Amy Liz Harrison interviews her guest, Tim Gager, about the intricacies of personal growth and recovery from addiction. They candidly explore their initial belief that achieving sobriety would instantly transform them into a better person, only to discover ongoing challenges even after completing the Twelve Steps. They emphasize the profound role of connection, both in recovery and through the art of writing. The difficulty of juggling multiple responsibilities and navigating recovery community politics is also discussed. In addition to advocating for individual approaches to spirituality, they describe the journey toward a higher power. This episode has lessons to be learned about healing, self-exploration, and the creative process. Listen to learn more!


In this episode, we also talked about:


     Personal Struggles with Sobriety

     Expectations After Completing the Twelve Steps

     Seeking Relationships While Recovering

     Vulnerability and the Craft of Writing

     Internal Conflict Management

     Group Interactions and Rehabilitation Communities

     Managing Multiple Roles in Life

     Changing Notions of a Superior Power

     Personal Versus Shared Higher Powers

     The Process of Writing and Character Development


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