Asking the right questions
Asking the right questions
Should you be a sponsor?
Are we keeping the gate closed?
what’s the prize?
What do you want?
“A good fight first thing in the morning gets my blood going!”
In the sidebar you will find a link to the Amends Chart. Below is a method for preparing what to say when you meet with someone who you need to make an amends to. Simply put, it’s a way to restore relationships that really does work. This is only one suggestion. It works for me. But then again, I love to make amends, so…
Sick of the sprees (alcohol, drugs, food, sex, spending, gambling, etc) and wanting something other than defeating obsessions and thoughts of suicide…
I’m not loving you if I try to brush aside your tears
If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live…
There are many ways to lose yourself, many different paths promising a sense of euphoria, comfort or peace. They’re usually some form of spree…
A five-year-old’s birthday party set me on the path of spiritual destruction…
You don’t have to be an addict or even know one to take the 12 Steps
Who knew? Not me, not before doing Step 4.
Like traveling without any running lights…
Slowly, it’s clicking into place and taking thoughts captive isn’t such a chore.
I’ve got several phrases that help me.
Knowing my brain acts like a Mockingbird, I have cut down on what I pay attention to.
… a typical Saturday with Loony Toons, the two of us in our footie pajamas eating breakfast as we sat so close we were in the action.
If this had been an actual emergency…
We asked God to mold our ideals and help us to live up to them.
Fear feeds on dishonesty.
Some of us once had great self-confidence, but it didn’t fully solve the fear problem, or any other.
Or not… your choice.
Fears include the things that make me anxious, the things I dread and those that I worry about.
Finish this, and you’re done with the Not So Scary Resentments Inventory of Step 4.
We’re listing in column 4 the responses that we’re not proud of.
The destination is healing and reaching towards the Sunlight of the Spirit.
We start to separate the action from the person.
We bury our resentments.
Start by listing the people you have resentments against.
Using this method, complete your 4th in just 7 days.
…another opportunity to grow, to become loving and humble like Henry, my dog.
Nearly any day contains prime resentment opportunities.
Pick up a broom and give it a whirl!
I no longer feel I have to ‘prove’ anything to you or to me
It IS whether you win or lose!
Who’s in the drivers’ seat?
A guide, a mentor, a friend, a BB Nazi… so many choices!
Grandma had a great recipe for bread…
Barney Fife was right.
We are sure God wants us to be happy, joyous and free.
A month into Al-Anon I find that I am losing my job.
After cleaning out my wheelhouse I find I’m a little lonely…
I have been informed that my ability to perform the duties of my present position at any future time is inadvisable.
Need help? TA DA! It was becoming an obsession, this helping habit of mine.