Every wonder why people go to 12 Step meetings and come home acting just like before the meeting? This might just explain that…
Fear is like a bondage created by self.
Fears include the things that make me anxious, the things I dread and those that I worry about…
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Looking for help with that Step 4 of recovery? Look no further! This is simple…
We bury our resentments.
Not So Scary Resentments Worksheet of Step 4
Start by listing the people you have resentments against.
Using this method, complete your 4th in just 7 days.
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Ready for a different kind of holiday? This worked for me.
When tied is a good thing.
Expectations and emotional baggage made the issue inevitable….
If I was afraid things were going to get drastically worse for me…
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The very churning of my gut and lack of ability to feel any deep peace are the stereo alarms of my body and heart.
As we go through the day we pause when agitated or doubtful, and ask for the right thought or action. Pause. Oh, no. Remember I’m a sprinter? Pauses break my […]
Who knew? Not me, not before doing Step 4.
It’s so tricky to diagnose that I had friends telling me I couldn’t be alcoholic, even though I knew I was.
…another opportunity to grow, to become loving and humble like Henry, my dog.
When I first quit drinking, I had a friend in AA that would wish ‘pitiful and incomprehensible demoralization’ on his drinking buddies.
Some people just naturally know what their NRT is. Do you?
The old ideas will be cast aside and a new set of motives will begin to dominate the mind ~ Alcoholics Anonymous, p 27
This is true. There was a woman who found out from her mom that she’d been disinherited and the topic was skirted over like it shouldn’t be any big […]
“A good fight first thing in the morning gets my blood going!”
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It’s not my role to direct others. It’s my role to love them, support them by listening, and pray for them to find God’s direction
I was never in the gutter…not yet.
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A genuine voice
My life lesson plan was handed to me with my bed tray at the age of 23!
The way out was to get a clue! I thought I was supposed to be in charge of my own life, so I was.
Bill’s principles of AA… I laughed out loud when I heard this. (Learn what hit the editor’s floor.)
My life wasn’t happy, but I felt like I was in control. For some reason, that made sense to me.
I don’t understand the intricate workings of denial, but I’m at the same time, well-acquainted with it.
Here’s the confession: When I’m doing well, it’s not really me doing it. It’s the power within.
My most traumatic experience with remodeling isn’t filed in a picture database anywhere …
What did you resolve that you’d never do when you were a kid?
What person causes you the most stress no matter what you try?
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Looking closely at this arch in Glendalough, Ireland, you can see there is no mortar…
We asked God to mold our ideals and help us to live up to them.
Take a deep breath and let’s git’r done!
Fear feeds on dishonesty.
Some of us once had great self-confidence, but it didn’t fully solve the fear problem, or any other.
I never knew anyone who was so afraid of everything!”