By Christopher Dale
Original Source: thefix.com
In sobriety I’ve found my strongest talent – and my weakest vulnerability.
The thing that I do best I’m doing right now. Writing.
That isn’t to say I’m a great writer, but rather that – all modesty aside – I’m an above-average writer and pedestrian, at best, at pretty much everything else.
More than anything, my gift is sheer happenstance; writing is, I believe, 90% innate talent and 10% cultivation of that talent. And for me, cultivation wasn’t a luxury – it was existential.
I’ve shared before in this space that my God-given talent for the written word saved my life – or, at least, my livelihood. Amid the sloppy, unpresentable descent into alcoholism…click here to continue reading