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Any Which Way

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“We can be grateful for

every agency or method

that tries to solve the

problem of alcoholism –

whether of medicine,

religion, education,

or research.”

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As Bill Sees It,  p 147

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There is a God today, and it is not you or me.

The final judge of a persons sobriety

will be a loving Higher Power

who knows if you are lying or

if you my be just stretching the truth a little bit.

We have not yet been cloned, we are unique individuals

and no matter how an alcoholic stops drinking,

God bless them, and may  they do no harm.

Recovery is great no matter which way you do it.

Sobriety is a blessing from a Higher Power.

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Face It And Learn

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“When pain comes,

we are expected to

learn from it willingly,

and help others to learn.

When happiness comes,

we accept it as a gift,

and thank God for it.”

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~ As Bill Sees It, p. 306

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Physical pain; take two aspirin and call me in the morning.

Emotional pain; pray, meditate, talk to y0ur sponsor

and when you discover the root cause of the pain,

give it to your Higher Power.

Happiness is easy, smile, God knows that your smile

is a sign of gratitude and thankfulness

for having received the gift of sobriety.

Recovery is to learn from the pain and accept happiness as a gift.

Sobriety is a blessing from a Higher Power.

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I Intend

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“Personally,

I take the attitude

that I intend never

to drink again.

This is somewhat different

from saying,

“I will never drink again.”

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As Bill Sees It p. 16

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Never say never.

I can drink anything I want to, any time I want to,

however, today I know that drinking alcohol is

not a good thing to do for a person who is allergic to alcohol.

Today, when ask about my future drinking habits, I reply

with “one day at a time” and God willing, should I live

forever, I will answer with a good intention

to not drink alcohol.

Recovery is a  good intention.

Sobriety is a blessing from a Higher Power.

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Your Load

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“It’s not the load

that breaks you down;

it’s the way

you carry it.”

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~Lena Horne

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Natured and nurtured, mature is to learn

to carry your own load.

Used and abused, we are confused and

we fear the decisions we make.

Today, a loving Higher Power will guide you to

the easier and softer way to shoulder your load

by answering your prayers.

Faith, God will put someone or something

in your life to show you the path.

Recovery is to carry your load with a light heart.

Sobriety is a blessing from a Higher Power

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The Judge Of Your Worth,

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“You alone are

the judge of your worth,

and your goal is

to discover infinite

worth in yourself,

no matter what

anyone else thinks.”

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~ Deepak Chopra

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It never is between you and them,

it is, has been and always will be

just between you and your Higher Power.

The Great Creator made you perfectly capable

of doing His will and the choice to do so is yours.

Today, pray, meditate;

seek the Spirit that is within you

and just do the next right thing,

love this world as being exactly

the way God wants it to be.

Recovery is to discover the infinite worth in yourself.

Sobriety is a blessing from a Higher Power.

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Dream Big, Have Faith

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“You block your dream

when you allow your fear

to grow bigger than

your faith.”

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~ Mary Manin Morrissey

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Fear is often a vivid imagination

that has no base in reality,

no foundation in fact.

Today, don’t know if you are coming or going,

pray to your Higher Power for guidance,

ask a friend for a suggestion, have faith that your fear

will not overcome your God given intuition.

Today, use all of the tools that your imagination

can create to lose the fear and have a life

that is happy, joyous and free.

Recovery is always having enough faith to dream.

Sobriety is a blessing from a Higher Power.

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Me, You and God

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Pray as though

everything

depended on God.

Work as though

everything

depended on you.”

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~ Saint Augustine

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God has designed this world to be a “WE” world,

me, you and God; with the sole purpose of having

us work together to make this Uni-verse

a better place for all.

Today, pray to God that you may have only

kind and loving thoughts and that all of your actions

will make this “WE” world happy, joyous and free.

Today, act as though the world depends on you.

Recovery is depending on God and self.

Sobriety is a blessing from our Higher Power.

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ME and the Boss

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And, if no one has told you yet today,

God loves you and so do we.

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