5000 days (in a row).

It’s easy to talk spiritual trips when all is well. It’s a mother to live the teachings when your guts churn from the inside out, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, month after month. It’s hard when you hurt people you love. It’s real hard when someone asks you how you’re doing in public and you break down crying, unable to catch a breath. Pain is deep. Samsara is beginningless.

4,748 Days

Darren Littlejohn hasn’t had a drink, fix, pill or joint in 13 years as of today. Who’da thunk? Yesterday at 10:14am · Friends Only · LikeUnlike · Comment Taylor Thompson Lancaster, Mary Smith, Edward Macarchick and 46 others like this. Jeremy Ward Rock on Darren!! Yesterday at 10:15am · LikeUnlike James Kennedy Congrats! I have 4 years at the end …

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Saturday – 12-Step Speaker Meeting Sunday – Namkhai Norbu Dzogchen practice group at my house, followed by 12 Step Study and 11pm-5am shift on the 12-Step hotline. Monday – Intergroup service commitment for my recovery meeting. Tuesday – Meditation with the Lama Surya Das group. Wednesday – Meditation and discussion on koans with the Portland Zen Center group. Thursday – …