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Some of my top favorite books on addiction and self improvement

Below are some of my favorite things (like Oprah, but sorry I wish I could give them away for free LOL).   There are lots more, but I didnt want to overwhelm you! Books: Educational It Takes A Family, by Jeff and Debra Jay -excellent for those in early...

Mindful Diligence

Living on the Spiritual Basis requires diligence, mindful of what are we planting (or allowing to remain) in our spiritual garden (consciousness). To be free of the fear driven life we need to ask ourselves regularly: Am I trying to impress others, curry favor, perhaps falsely believing, hoping, if they think I am okay, I<a class="more-link" href="https://vincentleejones.com/2019/07/31/mindful-diligence/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">"Mindful Diligence"</span></a>

Fee Increases Proposed at Payson Campgrounds

A proposal has been made to raise fees at eight campgrounds near Payson. Coconino National Forest officials are taking public comment on the proposal until October 15.  According to George Jozens, deputy public affairs officer for the Coconino National...

Promising The Moon

Promising The Moon In truth, many wish to enjoy a “certain” reputation they know in their heart they don’t deserve. “Handsome is as handsome does” sounds a bit simple minded but it states the truth of this well. A consistently ill-tempered person may indeed wish, even long to be loved and cherished, but their very<a class="more-link" href="https://vincentleejones.com/2019/07/30/promising-the-moon/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">"Promising The Moon"</span></a>

My Mama

My Mama That new age sage, Forrest Gump, famously said “Sh*t happens.” And it does, sinner or saint, everyone encounters difficulties in life. Some self-inflicted, many just happenstances, the key being how we react when they come. A wise man said to me long ago “Everyone takes a turn in the barrel.” The problems begin<a class="more-link" href="https://vincentleejones.com/2019/07/29/my-mama/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">"My Mama"</span></a>

Building, a day at a time

Building, a day at a time “Live, one day at a time.” But what does that really mean? Living on the Spiritual Basis the meaning is simple and profound: The only time we can be present for God, the only time we can stand in the presence of God, the only time we can be<a class="more-link" href="https://vincentleejones.com/2019/07/28/building-a-day-at-a-time/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">"Building, a day at a time"</span></a>

Nicotine and Young People

Young people, drugs, and alcohol don’t mix. While we already knew this, an increasing number of studies have produced even more evidence about the dangers of introducing substances to the young. For example, scientists at the University of California S...

Finding Happiness in Recovery

<p>We all want to be happy, but happiness doesn’t always come easy – especially when we’ve relied on drugs and […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.recovery.org/finding-happiness-in-recovery/">Finding Happiness in Recovery</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.recovery.org/">Recovery.org</a>.</p>

Throwback Thursday: July 1988

From the issue: "Proudly decked out in her nation's colors, an all-American Jessica Reed, age 9, stars in the children's parade, just one in a swirl of events that make up Prescott's Frontier Days."
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