#44 The Music Lesson
“Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins.” – Carlos Santana.
illustration of what it takes to play the guitar with skill, we look at
what it takes to maintain sobriety. Recovery from addiction involves the
learning of new skills and it takes commitment, dedication and many,
many hours – and there will be parts of it that you will not enjoy.
Acquiring a new skill means you are required to learn, you need to teach yourself and you need a feed-back mechanism in the form of a teacher or a coach or, in the case of recovering from addiction – a sponsor. In order to make progress, you will need to learn about your disease. You will need to make sure that you are not blindly repeating the same mistakes over again, and that you cannot do in isolation.
I hope you enjoy the podcast.
This podcast was recorded as a series of lectures given to people in 12 step addiction recovery treatment. The purpose of these talks was to teach and motivate individuals to search for their own spiritual solution to their addiction.
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