Tending Dandelions (Hazelden Meditations Book 1)

Tending Dandelions (Hazelden Meditations Book 1) Mothers Of Addicted And Alcoholic Children Share A Deep Connection One That Is Rarely Understood By Anyone Who Hasn T Experienced A Similar Path Sharing Our Perspectives Helps Us All Grow Stronger, TogetherWe All Need To Take A Closer Look At The Things We Ve Avoided The Things Lurking Around In This Place Where Love And Addiction Meet So We Re As Strong As We Can Be Sandra Swenson, Author Of Tending Dandelions In The Shadows Of Our Child S Struggles With Addiction, We Find Ourselves Tending To A Life For Which We Weren T Prepared These Meditations Continue The Tradition Of Hazelden S Beloved Meditation Books By Providing Moments Of Recognition, Confession, And Healing For Those Who Are Realizing That Recovery Rarely Follows A Neat Or Comfortable Path Along The Way, We Plant Beautiful Roses Only To Be Injured By Their Thorns, And We Pull Up Unwanted Dandelions That, At Times, Are Our Only Source Of Wishes By Sharing The Realities We Never Expected Our Families To Face, Mothers Of Addicted Children Support Each Other Through Experiences That Can Only Be Feared And Imagined By Others From Our Shared Struggles Emerge Opportunities For Personal Growth Tending Dandelions Is A Vital Source Of Wisdom, Support, And Strength That Helps Us Begin Our Own Journey Of Recovery. I m not aloneSuch a poignant and heartfelt account of one Mother s journey through the affects of addiction She has felt my pain and my hope Thank you Sandra for sharing.