Posts by Mark Goodson

Coincidental Players

I’ve been in a church play before. It was my first and only acting experience. The script was written by...

The Missing Piece

If it weren’t Mike asking me, I wouldn’t have considered it. I’ve been happy to keep my two lives separate...

My Co-Pilot

It is no coincidence that the 6th consecutive coincidence post is published on me and my wife’s wedding anniversary. It...

My Mind Full

Once sober, the urge to drink doesn’t begin with an urge to drink. It starts from a deeper place. It’s...

The Fourth Coincidence

I finished my novel. It feels good to write those words. I can finally write them because I no longer...

The Third Coincidence

Porn is a four-letter word. Like other four-letter words, it gets used in regrettable fits. No one says pornography anymore....

The Second Coincidence

Truths often appear in paradox. We discover them through their opposites. One of my favorites is no exception: discomfort leads...

Coincidence

Coincidences have been a powerful force in my recovery. It’s why I’ve grown to hate the phrase, “There are no...

Rx

Friday marked ten years clean and sober. I celebrated with my sponsor, my wife, and a core group of people...

Expectations

I’d like to tell you a story about expectations. And because it’s fall and the air is drying and the...

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