Trouble is a Gift

A Story of Addiction, Recovery, and Hope
Narrated by: Steve Berner
Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
4.2 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Trouble is a Gift is the story of a recovered alcoholic who humbly asked for help in finding a purpose and meaning in his life, whose prayer was answered, and who then turned his dream into a reality devoted to the care and treatment of millions of sick and suffering addicts and alcoholics. James S. Cusack, alcoholic, caregiver, and astute businessman, recounts his inner struggles and self-doubt, the stages of his recovery from alcohol addiction, and the moment of clarity when his mission came to light and he saw how, with the help of God and a Twelve-Step program, he could fulfill his purpose.

Cusack writes with candor and sincerity of his early upbringing in Manhattan, his family's move to Queens, and his boyhood as a tough street kid; then takes us through his difficult times in the U.S. Air Force, where he discovered the therapeutic value of discipline; and through the hard-drinking years that followed his Honorable Discharge and led to his sobriety.

©2013 James S. Cusack (P)2014 James S. Cusack

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Good story from an old timer that proves and shows that a commitment to recovery never stops and Never stops rewarding a day at a time.

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Absolutely reccomend this book. Thank you Sue, Jim and the countless people who dedicate their lives to helping people. Thank you Audible.com for the opportunity to listen to the book.