Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. ~ Thomas Edison We celebrate Peace on Earth, but forget to practice it. We want happy gatherings, but choose to bring our old angry baggage. Long ago, I picked up the phone for support… Read More Peace On Earth
The word resentment comes from the Latin word “sentire” which means, “to feel”, and when you put “re” in front of any word, it means “again”, so the word resent means “to feel again”. ~ Big Book Study I remember many childhood years when Christmas was a whole lot of expectation and anticipation to the… Read More K.I.S.S. = Keep It Simply, Sweetie!
I am simply too busy looking for a blinding revelation from the heavens or the fireworks, that I do not notice the miracles inherent in step #9. ~ Anon I did not experience many oh wow feelings. I was not blinded by awe. Nor was I bowled over by any reactions to step #9. I… Read More Miracles of Step #9
Before starting out to make amends, we must let go of any expectations we may have. ~ Traditional AA Advice. It is often said that an expectation is a planned resentment. Most of us that are experienced in making amends have learned the hard way that it is best if we are free of hidden… Read More No Expectations