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Jamie Celebrates 10 Years of Sobriety!

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha I love this quote. It sort of surprises me that I am coming up on ten years clean and still have to work … Continue reading

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Wedding Celebration

All the preparations were complete. The moment had arrived. As Jamie, Joyce, and Hannah stepped out of the limousine, I was overcome by a flood of emotions that had unknowingly been stored in my heart for quite some time. These … Continue reading

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Announcing a New Workshop by John!

Pack Up Your Resentments and Take ‘A Ferry Ride to Forgiveness’ The Albany Yacht Club | 75 Broadway, Rensselaer, New York 12144 Saturday, November 3, 2012 | 9:30 to 4:30 John Chupka, our co-author and founder of The Forgiveness Center; … Continue reading

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You Can Make A Difference

On Tuesday July 24th, Joyce, Jamie and I were on the Schenectady Today program hosted by Ann Parillo. To gather my thoughts for the program I decided to re- read It Went Without Saying. I was aghast at the level … Continue reading

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Our Television Debut!

  We are very excited to make our television debut as guests of Schenectady Today, In And Around The Capital Region, hosted by Ann Parillo!  The show reaches over 400,000 families and we’re so happy to make that connection with … Continue reading

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Amends

The etymology of the word amend in Latin is emendare. Emendare means to free from fault or to correct. Many of us carry the burden of guilt or shame for mistakes we have made in the past. This burden prohibits … Continue reading

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The Healing Side of Grief

Addiction often brings us experiences of different kinds of loss. The loss of friends, family, partners, children, financial security, future hopes and dreams, or our own self worth can have a devastating effect on all the lives the addiction has touched. James … Continue reading

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From Response to Repose

“I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.” – lyrics from Amazing Grace It’s funny how 14 familiar words can take on an entirely new meaning in the blink of an eye.  My wife … Continue reading

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The Time For Healing Is Now!

A Course in Miracles states, “It is the privilege of the forgiven to forgive.” Forgiveness, according to the course, is the healing of the perception of separation. What a relief it is for me to know that I am not … Continue reading

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The Beginning

excerpt from It Went Without Saying… JOYCE: On the day Jamie was born, I promised her I would protect her from the evils of the world.  I would be her shield from harm.  What I came to realize was that … Continue reading

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