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Who knew? Not me, not before doing Step 4.
Fear feeds on dishonesty.
Hit it hard! Column 5 of the 4th Step worksheet
I’ve got several phrases that help me.
… 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.
Nearly any day contains prime resentment opportunities.
So what do we do if we can’t trust our thinking?
I spent a lot of time with my grandparents absorbing survival skills: some good, some bad.
Putting out of our minds the wrongs other had done, we resolutely looked for our own mistakes.
I’m a Fighter from a long line of Fighters. I don’t know what happens to you when you’re angry…
I was not. I’m still learning. At one time I thought I had the perfect life but it was built upon the proverbial shifting sand of illusions about myself. The […]
The truth will set you free, to the extent that you recognize it and cooperate with it.
What was the last critical statement that bothered you?
The following comment from Resentment Rats is too wonderful to leave in the archives of comments: So much lays beneath what we can easily see in ourselves. And how many […]
The above picture is from a recent trip to Scotland. The gate makes me think of how my old thinking has kept me imprisoned. I took this picture during a […]
I’m an HFA (High-Functioning Alcoholic). Who knew? No one. Sometimes that’s the point. Secrecy, silent suffering, and deadly choices all whirl towards the alcoholic drain that becomes the high-functioning alcoholic’s […]
When I was 5, my best friend and I got matching tubes of candy lipstick.
I don’t think it matters whether your life path winds between empty bottles, baggies and syringes or is decorated by framed degrees and certificates of completion—or both. The message of […]
Welcome to life with an alcoholic! Life with a dry (not sober) alcoholic is a challenge. I should know, I’m a recovering alcoholic and I’m still a challenge. Before I […]
So when I feel like barking, it alerts me that something is wrong.
At first, I thought of really cutting and accurate remarks that I could make to her in my defense and then I surprised myself by realizing that I don’t want to do that.
Don’t mess with me, buddy!
My step 9 destiny all started when I was born with red hair.
I am once again focused on self, rather than on those around me.
I’m thinking of doing a routine Saturday variation. Today is typically the low point in the statistics for the week concerning views. So why not mix it up a bit! […]
Nevertheless, we find that our thinking will, as time passes, be more and more on the plane of inspiration. We come to rely upon it. Page 87 I am so […]
I like this photo I took in Boston. It’s clear that the little *tugboat is tethered to the oil barge. They are color-coordinated, so I assume they belong together. I […]
We’ve looked at self-pity and deception two of the motives Bill warns us about in this excerpt from page 86. On awakening let us think about the twenty-four hours ahead. […]
On awakening let us think about the twenty-four hours ahead. We consider our plans for the day. Before we begin, we ask God to direct our thinking, especially asking that […]