July 25, 2019

I chose life and so can you.

My name is Jeffrey W. I’m 22 years old, my drugs of choice were alcohol and cocaine. My life started to become unmanageable and uncomfortable due […]
July 12, 2019

From Sports and Gangs… To Drugs and Recovery

My name is Eddie – I am a recovering addict and this is my story. Well let me start off by saying I was born to […]
July 11, 2019

14 Years Later…a follow up to Walking the Walk

I wrote “Walking the Walk” to get my story of addiction out there so that it may help someone(s) struggling with addiction and to let them […]
June 25, 2019

With support I tried it again..

Well, I was a point 4 and hopeless.  I kept thinking to myself its no use and what is the point of trying again.  With support […]
May 29, 2015

I Am Rubber You Are Glue – What You Say Bounces Off Me and Sticks To…Me?

Listen to: I Am Rubber You Are Glue Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 8:26 We all learned various sayings (or zingers), as children, each designed for […]
May 18, 2015

Fighting Phantoms

Listen to: Fighting Phantoms Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 13:49 As a young girl, a vivid imagination provided endless hours of adventure. Being an asthmatic, there […]
March 13, 2014

The Eagle’s Nest

Listen to: The Eagle’s Nest Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 9:51 The Eagle is an incredible animal, both in its presence, as well as its behaviors. […]
February 7, 2014

Brother James and the Sunday Foot Washing

Listen to: Brother James and the Sunday Foot Washing Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 8:59 It was spring time, 1986, in Marbury, Alabama. I was not […]