Keep coming back. It works when you work it. … Read More Flat on His Back
H.A.L.T. = hungry, angry, lonely, and tired are the bugaboos that cause obsession. Seek simple solutions.
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It is wise to not compare our insides with the outsides of others. … Read More Spiritual Remedy
We need to change 3 things: playthings, playgrounds, and playmates.
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This disease will start right back up where we left off if we return to drinking. … Read More We Aren’t Young Anymore
We are all just in spiritual kindergarten. ~ Anon Just about the time you start to feel as if things will lighten up and the work load will lessen, along comes some civic duty. This is the 3rd time that I have been called to serve on a jury in the last 5 years. At… Read More Civic Duty
The alcoholic who still suffers is not just the newcomer, but it could be a long term member of AA who is struggling with some other kind a problem in his/her own life. ~Anon Working with each other helps us see how much we need help too. As a long term member of AA, I… Read More The Still Struggling
AA believes that alcoholism is a threefold disease: spiritual, physical,and emotional which can be arrested, but not cured. ~ AA Literature We can no more afford an emotional binge, than we can afford an alcoholic toot. We are addicts. We cannot handle the highs or the lows in life. Our brains are hard-wired for an… Read More Arrested, not Cured
We feel as though we have been placed in a position of neutrality – safe and protected. ~ Pg., 85, Big Book When we first get sober, we run around trying to save others. I call it the AA 2 Step dance: Step #1: I have a drinking problem, Step #2: and I am going… Read More A Place of Neutrality
We react sanely and normally, and we find that this has happened automatically. ~ pg. 84, Big Book I have to laugh because I cannot honestly tell you what is “normal”. It is said that it not healthy to be normal in an insane society. If the events of the last year does not demonstrate… Read More Normal?