We usually found that our defective ways in dealing with others were a source of pain for us. `Anon This to me is the phenomenon of being an addict. We will desire the very thing that will cause us the greatest amount of pain. It is tantamount to going out into the yard, picking up… Read More A Source of Pain
Made a list of all people we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all. ~ AA 12 X 12 The first part of step #8 is to make the list. The easiest way is to write down everyone that was on the 4th and 5th step list. I strongly suggest… Read More Step #8: a 2 Part Plan
Being willing to achieve is not nearly as valuable as being prepared. ~ Anon I saw this the other day, and it reminded me of getting and being sober. We spend years of hangovers and regrets swearing off then swearing on again. Our lives were consumed in pretending and promising to ourselves and others that… Read More Being Prepared
Humility is an action, not an emotion. ~ Jan W. We wonder what the heck is humility. It sure isn’t humiliation; but rather an awareness that we are not the only being on this earth, that others matter, and that there is a great deal of people, places and things that we have no power… Read More What is Humility?