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Daily Reading – March 23, 2014

On occasion I realize it’s easier to say the serenity prayer and take that leap of faith than it is to continue doing what I’m doing. -S.H. The pain of change is a reality. But so is the pain of

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Daily Reading – March 23, 2014

On occasion I realize it’s easier to say the serenity prayer and take that leap of faith than it is to continue doing what I’m doing. -S.H. The pain of change is a reality. But so is the pain of

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Daily Reading – March 21, 2014

A jogger was nearing the end of a run.  Sand dunes on the left blocked his view of the beach beyond.  Crossing the dunes would require extra effort after a long, tiring workout.  Instead, he could opt to remain on

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Daily Reading – March 21, 2014

A jogger was nearing the end of a run.  Sand dunes on the left blocked his view of the beach beyond.  Crossing the dunes would require extra effort after a long, tiring workout.  Instead, he could opt to remain on

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Daily Reading – March 20, 2014

The Higher Power we read about in the Twelve Steps is a spiritual idea. We may think of this Higher Power as God – Goodness, Power, Love, Spirit, Father, Friend.  Or it may be nothing more than the Al-Anon group

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higherpower

Daily Reading – March 20, 2014

The Higher Power we read about in the Twelve Steps is a spiritual idea. We may think of this Higher Power as God – Goodness, Power, Love, Spirit, Father, Friend.  Or it may be nothing more than the Al-Anon group

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Daily Reading – March 15, 2014

From In God’s Care – Karen Casey You should practice humility first toward man, and only then toward God. He who despises men has no respect for God–Paracelsus It is easeier for us to be humble before God than before

Daily Reading – March 15, 2014

From In God’s Care – Karen Casey You should practice humility first toward man, and only then toward God. He who despises men has no respect for God–Paracelsus It is easeier for us to be humble before God than before

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Daily Reading – March 12, 2014

The longer I am in Al-Anon, the more clearly I perceive that alcoholism is indeed a sickness, a compulsion an obsession.  But haven’t I too, been afflicted with a sick compulsion?  Wasn’t I determined to “save” the alcoholic, and that

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Daily Reading – March 12, 2014

The longer I am in Al-Anon, the more clearly I perceive that alcoholism is indeed a sickness, a compulsion an obsession.  But haven’t I too, been afflicted with a sick compulsion?  Wasn’t I determined to “save” the alcoholic, and that

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love-life

Daily Reading – March 11, 2014

Love is not getting, but giving. It is sacrifice. And sacrifice is glorious! -Joanna Field How easily we mistake attention for love. Even more easily, we trick ourselves into thinking our ability to control someone signifies love-especially theirs for us.

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Daily Reading – March 11, 2014

Love is not getting, but giving. It is sacrifice. And sacrifice is glorious! -Joanna Field How easily we mistake attention for love. Even more easily, we trick ourselves into thinking our ability to control someone signifies love-especially theirs for us.

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Daily Reading – March 10, 2014

Part of my recovery has involved reversing some old ways of thinking.  It had been my habit to avoid painful feelings and situations, to play it safe and keep away from risk.  But life involves one risk after another, and

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Daily Reading – March 10, 2014

Part of my recovery has involved reversing some old ways of thinking.  It had been my habit to avoid painful feelings and situations, to play it safe and keep away from risk.  But life involves one risk after another, and

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getthebeattitude

Daily Reading – March 8, 2014

When my heart and mind were filled with discouragement, there was no room for concern for others.  Daily I tormented myself, thinking in circles, deciding first on one desperate measure, then another.  There was no air, no breathing space, between

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Daily Reading – March 8, 2014

When my heart and mind were filled with discouragement, there was no room for concern for others.  Daily I tormented myself, thinking in circles, deciding first on one desperate measure, then another.  There was no air, no breathing space, between

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Daily Reading – March 5, 2014

It was quite a while before I came to realize that Twelve Steps and the Serenity Prayer could be applied to all my problems, whether or not they were related to alcoholism.  Now that I try to use these helps

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Daily Reading – March 5, 2014

It was quite a while before I came to realize that Twelve Steps and the Serenity Prayer could be applied to all my problems, whether or not they were related to alcoholism.  Now that I try to use these helps

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oscars

Daily Reading – March 4, 2014

  It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. -Ursula K. LeGuin Goals give direction to our lives. We need to know who we are and where we

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Daily Reading – March 4, 2014

  It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. -Ursula K. LeGuin Goals give direction to our lives. We need to know who we are and where we

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