There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more. ~ Lord Byron
Lord Byron. Julia Cameron, the author of the "Artist's Way" taught me to write and I cannot go a day without putting pen to paper. After many years in recovery this is my means of abstaining. One learns that to recover is to deal with a lifetime of memories that we suppressed in active using. Writing makes it happen.