Celebrating Celebrating forty-one years with friends at a meeting today — after a two -year hiatus — was just about super. What to say about living forty-one years sober? A close relative gave me a segue. When I told her
I am who I am . . . and that makes me valuable; not what I do, the meditation book counseled. In the context of the book, I am recovering from complexities of alcoholism, from its presence in my family
COVID-19 and Christmas 2020 Of all the posts I have written about sanity, sobriety during Christmas, I never imagined a COVID restrained celebration, or the effect it would have. Seems like the pandemic has canceled many events; but I choose
The freshness of January 1 delights me — no matter if the weather is drippy, gray and bone chilling – which is our forecast. Because I know that shortly life will be back to the same-old-same-old, the meditation from The
This is my mantra in recovery. Don’t drink. Say your prayers, and get to a meeting. It works. But sometimes even wise mantras need revival. That’s why I recommend including Scripture in the daily routine of recovery. Dealing with my
Balance in Recovery The AA Program and living sober is a balance of being willing, being wise and working. Drawing closer to God – the God of our understanding – is the fulcrum of well-balanced sobriety. I’ve come to know,
Early morning sunshine and coffee; quiet to read, reflect, remember: Memories of unmerited mercies are little things – Atoms of joy – Are they stable? Then, early morning headlines explode; they back up what Solomon said, Hard hearts make mean
An Answer A short answer is no if you stick with the AA program. But, your knowing in whom or what you’ve trusted matters. AA suggests reliance on a power greater than ourselves, because we have come to believe that
Hearing Voices One benefit of the AA fellowship is our sharing of experiences, strength, and hope. Sharing our experiences, on whatever page of recovery we are writing, reminds me how good God is. Listening is key. Hearing others share keeps
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