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STBRadio Live Tuesdays on 102.9 WhistleFM at 1000am(eastern time) weekly. This week’s Sharing The Burden Podcast – “Lloyd and Sue Live on STBRadio Show” Part I Part II Part III Share Tweet Copy link to Share: https://www.sharingtheburden.ca/podcast/lloyd-and-sue-live-on-stbradio-broadcast/ Copy Link Your contribution can make a difference! You can also donate by […]

Lloyd and Sue Live on STBRadio Broadcast



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We learn to accept that to grow we must overcome our problems! We thank the Almighty God for each and every obstacle no matter how much it hurts. Sharing our burdens and telling stories about these obstacles starts a chain reaction. Fewer people are alone! Lloyd exists today as a […]

Understanding the Almighty



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Jay has been dealt cards that many would have rejected! He decided early on that he would make a difference! He believed and still does that he has purpose. Faith and strong family ties are what Jay says keep him smiling! His positive words and smiles provide hope for many […]

Jay’s life of overcoming



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Could there really be this higher power or God that so many speak of? Coming to believe usually meant simply that we accepted that one existed! Sue saw what she wanted in others in 12 step meetings! She learned that millions had been able to turn their lives around! In […]

I came for one reason



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Grieving the loss of a loved one (Kathleen and Scott’s son Sean) to an overdose of fentanyl (or any drug) is difficult as Kathleen explains. Even after more than 6 years the hole inside is clear and painful! She says that after a time, she became productive and valuable. In […]

Kathleen and the gateway to fentanyl



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We first recognize that we cannot be in control of our lives whenever we decide to be! Then we understand our true powerlessness because we just don’t really know what is going to happen. It does not matter what we do, we just cannot really know! Some things though are […]

Powerlessness makes the unpredictable acceptable



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The camaraderie and love that is SHARED in prison is unconditional. Camaraderie and Intimacy amongst inmates and volunteers is very special. Sue speaks of being completely blessed because of her journey with the ex-convicts as well as persons she meets who are still incarcerated. She uses this quote to emphasize […]

LOVE ALLOWS THE ACCEPTANCE OF POWERLESSNESS!



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Prayer power is demonstrated when special needs require a larger effort than any one person can handle alone. A serious illness or a hospital stay involving critical care for instance. Fear causes loved ones to seek help and prayer teams come about! Scott calls this “Powerlessness Recognition Together” WE is […]

Powerlessness creates STB Team



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Co-dependency is a struggle for control to make one feel better. The person cannot change him or herself, so tries instead to control other people and how they think. Usually the other did not ask for advice either. It goes like this: 1-controlling or changing self does not work 2-frustration […]

Powerless and Co-dependent



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Keeping emotions sober allows for sobriety from substance or behaviour abuse! Admitting and Sharing the burden starts the program. In his first complete year without alcohol, Raj said he could finally take responsibility and let it go. The slogan “Let Go and Let God!” was used many times daily. Love […]

Alcoholic Raj Describes Year 1