Prodigal is anything that separates me from God. The Prodigal Son was reckless and extravagant. The addict or alcoholic live the life of The Prodigal Son. I want to be a humble servant. I found my inside self in humility. Turn to God and ask, God meets you more than halfway. The kingdom is yours, […]
About Loriann Witte
Google Loriann Witte born in Pittsburgh, PA
Live in Orange County, CA
I love and respect Rehab and Recovery, the clients and families.
Recovering Addict / Alcoholic since 1987.
Went back to college in my early stabilization.
Studied human services, drug, and alcohol counseling.
My late husband & I founded Wits Inn in the mid 90's.
Treatment Centers, Recovery homes, 1st offender programs, Wits School teen treatment enveloped with education.
Home Peace - Monitored Child Visitation & Domestic Violence Program.
Today I write, answer phones, talking to people who want help or want to help their loved ones.
Entries by Loriann Witte
Changes are difficult for the alcoholic addictive personality type. Changes appear Continuously in our Life experience. Surprisingly pregnant at age 16, Married on my 17th birthday. I experienced radical changes early on, as many of us do. Daddy and his brother began drinking at my age of 8. By the time I turned 10 my Uncle died. […]
Self-Forgiveness Became Essential to My Recovery I learned about Self-Forgiveness in rehab. At long last! I was set me free. For as long as I can remember, I always found a way to turn any disastrous trauma into self-blame and pity. I knew nothing about the concept of self-forgiveness. My self-sabotaging victimization fueled my oblivion […]
Jesus loves our addicted sons and daughters? Jesus loves the sick. Heals and forgives. It is vital to remember Jesus loves the sick and those seen as unclean. Jesus came to reach broken people. Not the together people. What would Jesus do about Addiction? Jesus loves and gives forgiveness to the sinner. Matthew 9:10 – 13 […]
Keep Emotional Boundaries – Respect Physical Space Develop Mutual Respect in all interactions We respect the people who keep us safe. It’s natural to assume it’s ok to care for each other’s thoughts and feelings. Establish mutual respect. Kids who fear their thoughts and feelings are unimportant to their caretakers or peers fight back. This anger in protest […]
Love and Tolerance is my Code Sometimes a fear of people and economic insecurity keep us isolated from the help we need and want. Make a decision to have a tolerance of others. Start by beginning to forgive yourself. All that has happened started out as thoughts. Change your thinking to change your life. Rise Up […]
Pregnant Alcoholic Women Remembers her First Drink Pregnant Alcoholic Denial and Delusion Thinking my entire pregnancy had been without alcohol, I came across a new years eve photo with a very pregnant me holding a glass of champagne. Shock and dismay. I had been delusional! Then I remembered, this day had also been the first […]
Repentance as a Christian is found in Step Three of Alcoholic Anonymous We turn our will and our lives over to God, as we understand God. A follower of Jesus approaches Step Three of Alcoholic Anonymous Repentance Step Three “Made a decision, to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God, as I understand Him, He […]
Prayer Power Changes Events and Raises Consciousness Using Prayer Power to create Physical Health Emotional Wholeness A Spiritual Mind Treatment prayer for body and mind. My physical wellness is inline with my emotional life and the life of God. Prayer Power Building blocks of an effective Spiritual mind Treatment 1. RECOGNITION (GOD IS) 2. UNIFICATION […]
Dog Friendly Drug Rehab Orange County California What am I supposed to do with my dog if I go to rehab for a month or longer? Dog Gives Me Comfort My dog and I mostly have only each other. The family isn’t very involved in my life lately. I don’t know who would be willing […]