It’s been a tough year in our family. No way around that. I retreat when I’m in a process. I … More
Reflection on 7 years
7 years. Strike up the band! Order Balloons! Make a cake! Put an ad in the local paper! 7 years … More
Ok, you’re sober…now what?
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin Maybe because it’s the least touched on topic or … More
The Paradox of Alcohol
****Warning: heavy stuff ahead.**** Seriously though, if you are in love with alcohol then stop reading. **** As I walked … More
The Best News!
We are eternal. Isn’t that the best news? I buckle the kids in the minivan. I worry if I have … More
Testimony #4: The “Good” Christian
Hello, my name is Mike – a thankful follower of my Lord Jesus Christ, and celebrating freedom from alcohol, tobacco, … More
Testimony #3: In The Darkness
“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. Addiction is a dark time. It … More
A Structured Life: Courtney’s Testimony
Structure is comfort. We know what to expect and there is no parting from it. I remember being conscious of … More
tes•ti•mo•ny: Kevin’s Story
Lifeonthewagon has turned 3 years old! In celebration, I decided to freshen the look of lifeonthewagon.com (when you have a … More
Like turtles on a fencepost. You see them sitting on top of one and you know someone had to put them there.
‘Tis The Season To Come Back To Life
We weren’t happy. I was miserable and this time of year, more than any other, made me really feel it.
to the wife of an addict
We end up needing to needed. This became my normal. We aren’t the rescuers.