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Thought for the Day
Wednesday, April 22, 2015      1 comments

How can I believe in a Higher Power? I was taught that God is just an idea that weak people use as a crutch. --Alcoholics Anonymous member After we admit how serious our addic... Read more
Prayer for the day
Tuesday, April 21, 2015      0 comments

Quiet My Mind Dear Lord, Teach me to quiet my mind. Stop my thoughts from racing from one thing to another. Stop me from the obsessive thinking about the lives of others. Help me rest and quiet my mind. Help me let go of trying to control... Read more
Discipline
Saturday, April 18, 2015      2 comments

My father taught me that only through self-discipline can you achieve freedom. Pour water into a cup and you can drink. Without the cup, the water would splash over. The cup is... Read more
Gall Bladder Surgery complications
Friday, April 17, 2015      2 comments

I had gall bladder surgery on Monday 4/13/15. On Tuesday, I began running a fever and was extremely fatigued. Tuesday evening I went to the emergency room when my fever spik... Read more
Gall Bladder surgery
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      2 comments

Here's a picture of me and my awesome boyfriend. I had my gall bladder removed yesterday. The doctor told me I had gall stones due to the massive weight loss I had from gas... Read more
Spiritual Progress
Sunday, April 12, 2015      3 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is: To try to extinguish the drive for riches with money is like trying to quench a fire by pouring butterfat over it. --Hindu proverb In recovery, we learn what we truly want and what is onl... Read more
Sharing is Healing
Saturday, April 11, 2015      0 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is: Sharing is healing. --Cathy Stone It's not easy to share the intimate details of our lives. We have guarded our secrets for years. But now it's suggested that we tell our secrets to peopl... Read more
Martyrs
Friday, April 10, 2015      1 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is: Martyrs set bad examples. --David Russell Sometimes we call people "martyrs." We think of them as victims. They suffer, but sometimes not for a cause. They play "poor me." They want peopl... Read more
Handicapped
Thursday, April 09, 2015      4 comments

Today's thought is: Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world - making... Read more
Support and Validation
Tuesday, April 07, 2015      2 comments

Today's thought: I can live for two months on a good compliment. -- Mark Twain Newcomer: At a meeting I shared about a loss I've gone through, and the response was amazing.... Read more
Powerlessness
Monday, April 06, 2015      2 comments

Today's thought is: Reflection for the Day Every person, no matter what his or her balance for good or evil, is a part of the Divine economy. We are all children of God, and it is unlikely that God intends to favor one over another. So it is n... Read more
Conflict Resolution
Saturday, April 04, 2015      3 comments

Today's thought is: If I should lose, let me stand by the road and cheer as the winners go by. --Berton Bradley If we are to be among the winners in the recovery from addicti... Read more
Keeping Secrets
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      0 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this, you are dreadfully like other people. -- James Russell Lowell Sharing our many experiences with our friends in Twelve Step meetings helps us understand how very si... Read more
Be Genuine!
Tuesday, March 31, 2015      0 comments

Today's thought from Hazelden is: Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this, you are dreadfully like other people. -- James Russell Lowell Sharing our many experiences with our friends in Twelve Step meetings helps us understand how very si... Read more
Living One Day at a Time
Monday, March 30, 2015      2 comments

I usually just lived one day at a time. I never had a sense of where I was going. --Ruth Casey Did any of us really know where we were going? We probably spent many hours, da... Read more

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