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Saturday, May 09, 2015      3 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: Treat your friends as you would a bank account - refrain from drawing too heavily on either. --Samuel Johnson "You know," somebody admitt... Read more
Fruit of the Spirit
Thursday, May 07, 2015      1 comments

Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is n... Read more
Live Fully
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      2 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. --Joseph Addison Havi... Read more
The Joy is in the Journey
Tuesday, May 05, 2015      1 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. --Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Newcomer I signed up to take a course in something I'm kin... Read more
Happiness Depends on Honesty
Monday, May 04, 2015      1 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: I hope I shall follow firmness of virtue enough to maintain that I consider the most enviable of all titles - the character of an honest man. --George Washington Happiness in recovery and in society depends on... Read more
Sunday, May 03, 2015      3 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: We can practice forgiveness each day. Resentments have a way of creeping back into my psyche even after I have let go of them. I know that ... Read more
Caring and Sharing
Saturday, May 02, 2015      3 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: The gifts we receive are meant to be shared. Thanks to the progress I am making in recovery, I like to think I am more loving, more open, more spontaneous, more confident. I believe these gifts have come to me... Read more
You are what you think?
Friday, May 01, 2015      3 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: A man is what he thinks about all day long. --Ralph Waldo Emerson This is true for women too. We sure learned that about our disease as well. It kept us thinking about alcohol or drugs all day every day until ... Read more
Thursday, April 30, 2015      1 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: Patience is a particular requirement. Without it, you can destroy in an hour what it might take you weeks to repair. --Charlie W. Shedd Enjoying the moment, in its fullest, makes possible a peaceful and patien... Read more
Finding Happiness
Wednesday, April 29, 2015      2 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: Happy people are likeable Personal Relations Who are the people we really like, and like to be with? Most of the time, they are happy people, people who like themselves and others. Being happy is almost the ... Read more
Patience is a Virtue
Tuesday, April 28, 2015      3 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: Taking it slowly Let's not make haste and demand perfection at once - this would only blind us. If we are impatient, we cannot work a daily program. But by exercising patience, we learn to recognize daily oppo... Read more
Willingness and Acceptance
Monday, April 27, 2015      1 comments

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great. --Niccolo Machiavelli Acceptance may be one of the most difficult things to learn, for it means we must give up the desire to control our life and its outcome. Once we have truly... Read more
Living in the Present
Saturday, April 25, 2015      2 comments

The future you shall know when it has come; before then, forget it. -- Aeschylus The (12-step) Fellowship keeps us grounded in the current moment. We learn to live today. Our... Read more
gratitude and letting go
Friday, April 24, 2015      3 comments

Gratitude is larger than life. One day, a friend called me on the phone. He was going through a difficult time and wondering if and when things would ever turn around and improve. I knew he was in a lot of pain, I didn't know then that he was c... Read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015      3 comments

Let go of resentments Resentments are sneaky, tricky little things. They can convince us they're justified. They can dry up our hearts. They can sabotage our happiness. They can sabotage love. Most of us have been at the receiving end of an in... Read more

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