Category Archives: Hope For Today

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Daily Recovery Reading – February 20, 2014

Slips? I experience them most when I’m caught off-guard by someone with whom  have a complicated history-such as my dad.  For example, no matter what adult thoughts or feelings I’m having beforehand, I almost always revert to acting like a

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Daily Recovery Reading – February 20, 2014

Slips? I experience them most when I’m caught off-guard by someone with whom  have a complicated history-such as my dad.  For example, no matter what adult thoughts or feelings I’m having beforehand, I almost always revert to acting like a

Daily Reading – January 17, 2014

I meditate frequently on the meaning of letting go.  Now and then I think I comprehend it until yet another situation challenges me to broaden my understanding.  Again I ask mself, “What does it mean to let go?” Recently I

Daily Reading – January 17, 2014

I meditate frequently on the meaning of letting go.  Now and then I think I comprehend it until yet another situation challenges me to broaden my understanding.  Again I ask mself, “What does it mean to let go?” Recently I

Daily Reading – January 14, 2014

One of the most valuable skills I’ve learned in Al-Anon is to discern acceptable behavior and to set limits with others.  Setting boundaries helps me take care of myself in relationships and keeps me from being a victim.  Responses to

Daily Reading – January 14, 2014

One of the most valuable skills I’ve learned in Al-Anon is to discern acceptable behavior and to set limits with others.  Setting boundaries helps me take care of myself in relationships and keeps me from being a victim.  Responses to

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Daily Reading – January 2, 2014

The first tool I used in my recovery was the Serenity Prayer.  “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change…” taught me I can’t alter the past, neither what was done to me nor what I

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Daily Reading – January 2, 2014

The first tool I used in my recovery was the Serenity Prayer.  “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change…” taught me I can’t alter the past, neither what was done to me nor what I

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Daily Reading – September 6, 2013 – Lone Members

Nearly two years ago I tried my first Al-Anon meeting.  I realized that I truly belonged there and decided to attend a minimum of three meetings each week.  However, life had other plans for me.  Within days, my life changed

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Daily Reading – September 6, 2013 – Lone Members

Nearly two years ago I tried my first Al-Anon meeting.  I realized that I truly belonged there and decided to attend a minimum of three meetings each week.  However, life had other plans for me.  Within days, my life changed

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Daily Reading – September 5, 2013 – Just for today I will live one day at a time…

The first slogans I heard were “Just for Today” and “One Day at at Time.”  I thought they applied to other people, not to me.  It took Step Three work and faith in my Higher Power to become honest In

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Daily Reading – September 5, 2013 – Just for today I will live one day at a time…

The first slogans I heard were “Just for Today” and “One Day at at Time.”  I thought they applied to other people, not to me.  It took Step Three work and faith in my Higher Power to become honest In

Daily Reading – July 24, 2013 – As We Understood Him

The idea of “God as we understood Him” gave me some trouble about six months after I came into Al-Anon.  I was at a point in my early recovery where some of the pain had lifted.  I wasn’t crying every

Daily Reading – July 24, 2013 – As We Understood Him

The idea of “God as we understood Him” gave me some trouble about six months after I came into Al-Anon.  I was at a point in my early recovery where some of the pain had lifted.  I wasn’t crying every

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Daily Reading – May 20, 2013 – Ups and downs and the good times…

The serenity I am offered in Al-Anon is not an escape from life.  Rather, it is the power to find peacefulness within life. Al-Anon does not promise me freedom from pain, sorrow or difficult situations.  It does, however, give me

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Daily Reading – May 20, 2013 – Ups and downs and the good times…

The serenity I am offered in Al-Anon is not an escape from life.  Rather, it is the power to find peacefulness within life. Al-Anon does not promise me freedom from pain, sorrow or difficult situations.  It does, however, give me

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Daily Reading – May 16, 2013 – Align the will…

Life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans. ~ John Lennon There has been no better quotes to sum up my past three weeks than this. Without going into too many details suffice it to say

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Daily Reading – May 16, 2013 – Align the will…

Life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans. ~ John Lennon There has been no better quotes to sum up my past three weeks than this. Without going into too many details suffice it to say

Daily Recovery Reading – April 19, 2013 – Arthritis of the Personality…

When I first stopped trying to fix other people, I turned my attention to “curing” myself.  I was in a hurry to get this healing process over.  I wanted immediate recovery from the effects of growing up in a family

Daily Recovery Reading – April 19, 2013 – Arthritis of the Personality…

When I first stopped trying to fix other people, I turned my attention to “curing” myself.  I was in a hurry to get this healing process over.  I wanted immediate recovery from the effects of growing up in a family