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Jorge and Doug discuss the practical steps in working Step 6.  How do we take ownership in our recovery and still step aside for God to heal us?  What does that look like?

This is a difficult step, and it marks a major shift in our recovery as we now are taking ownership and creating more confidence in our sobriety.

Email us at puritypodcast@castimonia.org for more information.  And remember you are not on this journey alone!


Doug discusses the awkwardness of relationship when someone is going through a difficult time, and he gives some tips on how to live in the awkward parts of people’s storms of life.

Being aware of emotions and finding relationship and connection is vital in recovery, so we are looking for ways to break the cycle of addiction to find meaning and peace.

For more information, please email us at puritypodcast@castimonia.org.


This is a month of milestones. Milestones of recovery and milestones of guilt. How do I recognize them both?


Turning my life over to God was something I thought I did a long time ago. It’s the combination of turning my life AND will over to God that I missed…and am struggling with now.


Life in recovery is a Rollercoaster. The ups and downs are intense, terrifying, and rewarding.


Doug discusses how the format and hosts of the podcast will be changing in the upcoming weeks and months due to personal challenges.

He discusses how being sober will help deal with all aspects of life, including challenges.

He gives motivation for how to face the world of problems and challenges by focusing on the strength for today.

Please email puritypodcast@castimonia.org for more information.


Intimacy means more than I imagine. All of the definitions are difficult to achieve!