Posts Tagged: Human

Daily Recovery Reading – April 10, 2012

What am I really searching for in my life?  Interesting activities?  To meet my obligations to my family annd friends?  To make myself into the kind of person I will enjoy living with? I may not realize all of these

Daily Recovery Reading – April 10, 2012

What am I really searching for in my life?  Interesting activities?  To meet my obligations to my family annd friends?  To make myself into the kind of person I will enjoy living with? I may not realize all of these

Daily Recovery Reading -April 4, 2012

I want to get you excited about who you are, what you are, what you have, and what can still be for you. I want to inspire you to see that you can go far beyond where you are right

Daily Recovery Reading -April 4, 2012

I want to get you excited about who you are, what you are, what you have, and what can still be for you. I want to inspire you to see that you can go far beyond where you are right

Daily Recovery Reading – February 29, 2012

. . . I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy. —Marie Curie We are looking for progress, not perfection; however, we sometimes get lost or confused between the two. Expecting ourselves to be perfect

Daily Recovery Reading – February 29, 2012

. . . I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy. —Marie Curie We are looking for progress, not perfection; however, we sometimes get lost or confused between the two. Expecting ourselves to be perfect

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Daily Recovery Reading – January 7, 2012

Someone said something unkind about me.  Are my feelings hurt? Yes, Should they be? No. “How do I overcome my hurt? By detaching myself. “turning it off,” until I can figure out what lies behind it.  If it was a

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Daily Recovery Reading – January 7, 2012

Someone said something unkind about me.  Are my feelings hurt? Yes, Should they be? No. “How do I overcome my hurt? By detaching myself. “turning it off,” until I can figure out what lies behind it.  If it was a

Daily Recovery Reading – January 5, 2012

I was terribly confused about the meaning of “compassion” when I came to Al-Anon.  I thought it meant making excuses for the alcoholic or covering bad checks.  Al-Anon helped me to find another world for this behavior: “enabling.” I learned

Daily Recovery Reading – January 5, 2012

I was terribly confused about the meaning of “compassion” when I came to Al-Anon.  I thought it meant making excuses for the alcoholic or covering bad checks.  Al-Anon helped me to find another world for this behavior: “enabling.” I learned

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Daily Recovery Reading – January 4, 2012

Step One: “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol- that our lives had become unmanageable.” What I do NOT admit in Step One is as important as what I DO admit.  I do not admit that I am a failure.

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Daily Recovery Reading – January 4, 2012

Step One: “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol- that our lives had become unmanageable.” What I do NOT admit in Step One is as important as what I DO admit.  I do not admit that I am a failure.

Daily Recovery Reading – October 30, 2011

When I was a newcomer to Al-Anon, I remember hearing people say that they were grateful to be involved with an alcoholic.  Needless to say, I thought they were crazy! Wasn’t the alcoholic the cause of all their grief?  I

Daily Recovery Reading – October 30, 2011

When I was a newcomer to Al-Anon, I remember hearing people say that they were grateful to be involved with an alcoholic.  Needless to say, I thought they were crazy! Wasn’t the alcoholic the cause of all their grief?  I

Daily Recovery Reading – October 16, 2011

One winter afternoon a friend and I took a stroll along a frozen lake.  The lake was covered with a thin sheet of ice, but it showed cracks in some places where the ducks had been busily swimming. Most of

Daily Recovery Reading – October 16, 2011

One winter afternoon a friend and I took a stroll along a frozen lake.  The lake was covered with a thin sheet of ice, but it showed cracks in some places where the ducks had been busily swimming. Most of

Daily Recovery Reading – August 2, 2011

The Al-Anon slogans are little pieces of advice.  If we were entirely capable of putting them all into practice, we’d be pretty close to perfection as spiritual human beings. Take this one, for instance: Live and Let Live.  A whole

Daily Recovery Reading – August 2, 2011

The Al-Anon slogans are little pieces of advice.  If we were entirely capable of putting them all into practice, we’d be pretty close to perfection as spiritual human beings. Take this one, for instance: Live and Let Live.  A whole

Daily Recovery Reading ~ June 7, 2011

When I took Step Five I looked carefully at the words, “Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being…”  The order of these words, placing God first, then myself, and then someone else, struck me.  So often I

Daily Recovery Reading ~ June 7, 2011

When I took Step Five I looked carefully at the words, “Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being…”  The order of these words, placing God first, then myself, and then someone else, struck me.  So often I