Christopher MacNeil tells the story of his personal fall and ultimate rise and reconciliation.
When we look at the hard facts and the reality of what people face in the holidays, we naturally come to the conclusion that alcohol and drug abuse in December represents a set of coping skills gone horribly wrong.
“Therefore, we started upon a personal inventory. This was Step Four.” – Alcoholics Anonymous, 3rd Edition, Ch. 5 (“How It Works”), pp 64-5.
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel is a wife, mom, and businesswoman. She is also an addict. And she talks about her addiction with her son. Why? Because she doesn’t know how not to.
“Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.” – Step 12
Christopher MacNeil was thrown from his home at 15. First he had to learn to survive. Then, after a return to face his dad, where to go from here.
Chronic depression does not have to define and control us
A viewer reaches out to a popular You-tuber. A powerful message. Let’s give the guy his Christmas wish.
You have managed to escape the family curse of substance abuse but now that your own children are approaching their teen years you are worried about allowing them to have contact with the rest of your family. Don’t worry dad! Help is here.
Soul Mates aren’t always what we assume. Sometimes two people can share everything and nothing at all.
If you can’t walk a mile in the shoes of another, the least you can do is keep from judging them for the condition of their soul.
Being a dad is not measured in time, as writer Christopher MacNeil found out one night. He shares an experience that changed his life forever.