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Count your blessings!
Saturday, July 11, 2015      0 comments

Counting our blessings We have passed from death into life. We know that a powerful life force flows through us and a new and beautiful serenity is ours. What we once despised, we now cherish. We cease to find the world of drugs attractive. Th... Read more
Thought for the day...
Friday, July 10, 2015      4 comments

Have a great day! Make it count!... Read more
Be Yourself! Everyone else is taken.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015      3 comments

Today's thought is: Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual; you have an obligation to be one. -- Eleanor Roosevelt When we were using alcohol and other drugs, we often thought that we were different fro... Read more
Formula for Failure
Tuesday, July 07, 2015      2 comments

Formula for failure; trying to please everyone. --Anonymous It has done us no good to set standards we could not reach. On many occasions, we adopted goals that couldn't be reached from the beginning. We allowed our identities to becom... Read more
Change is Permanent
Monday, July 06, 2015      0 comments

There is nothing permanent except change. --Heraclitus Most of us don't like change very much. Getting sober is like stepping into a rushing river of change that will take us to new places in our lives. We sense that. We are learning to t... Read more
Have a Great Day!!
Thursday, July 02, 2015      2 comments

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Doing Nothing Hurts
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      1 comments

Doing nothing, that hurts you. --John Arnold Doing nothing as a steady diet would wear thin after a while, but doing nothing once in a while is good therapy. We need to let our minds and bodies rest. Being always booked for an activity gi... Read more
Weekend camping
Monday, June 29, 2015      2 comments

This past weekend, I went camping with a group of friends. The weather was perfect! I packed my food conscienciously. I packed fruit and nuts for snacks and yogurt too. I took sliced brisket, eggs, and bacon. I also packed smoked sausages. ... Read more
honesty and relationships
Friday, June 26, 2015      1 comments

Honesty is the best policy. --David Tuvill Newcomer I've heard people talk about "firing" their sponsors, about sponsors "firing" their sponsees. I find that term disillusioning I thought we were here to help one another. Sponsor ... Read more
The HOW of it
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      2 comments

What happens to us is not as important as how we respond. The external events of our lives are largely beyond our control. We do not choose our parents, our emotional environment, the historical period in which we live, our body type, or th... Read more
I'm a Bully
Monday, June 22, 2015      3 comments

Be nice to yourself today! Give yourself a break. Don't be a bully.... Read more
Life on Life's Terms
Sunday, June 21, 2015      2 comments

I wasn't exactly brought up in one of those Norman Rockwell paintings you used to see on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. --Reggie Jackson We have many myths about other people's lives. When we compare ourselves to these stories, w... Read more
Forgiving my Parents
Saturday, June 20, 2015      1 comments

Today's thought is: The one lesson my dad taught me: If you're going to do anything in life, do it right. --Monty Cralley Our parents may have had a way of instructing that often bordered on shaming us. No matter what we might remember about i... Read more
Quiet Time
Thursday, June 18, 2015      1 comments

"Thinking," said the little boy, "is when your mouth stays shut and your head keeps talking to itself." --Arkansas Baptist We need quiet times in order to develop peace and serenity in our lives. We spend most of our days speaking or being spok... Read more
The Gift of Sharing
Wednesday, June 17, 2015      2 comments

Today's thought is: The greatest gift we can give another person is the gift of ourselves. When we can share our deepest convictions and failures, ou... Read more

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