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The 11th Step (Not To Be Confused With The 11th Hour.)

“Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.” Alcoholic’s Anonymous Doesn’t this beg the question – if we were all able to know God’s will for us and to have theContinue reading “The 11th Step (Not To Be Confused With The 11th Hour.)”

My Word of the Day = MERCY

Manageability Emotions Rational Comfort Yellow Sobriety brings the above traits, which I’m learning how to incorporate into my personality, including the color yellow, to light in my awareness. I’m certainly not blue. Know what I mean? If I were to show mercy (I’m really the only person I feel in the position to show mercyContinue reading “My Word of the Day = MERCY”

AA Step 3 ~Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.

Wait. Doesn’t AA suggest that the willpower we do have is insufficient to get sober alone? And if that is truly the case – what difference should it make if we give the insignificant amount of power we do have over to God? That would leave us without any whatsoever. Why should God get allContinue reading “AA Step 3 ~Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.”

Toss It In The Dumpster.

As long as folks who are struggling to get or stay sober keep that drink on the top shelf of their mind – rather than tossing it in the dumpster where it belongs – it’s going to stare them right back in the face. Getting and staying sober doesn’t have to be such a struggle.Continue reading “Toss It In The Dumpster.”