with the hard learned humility through the honesty of step 1 and the hope from step 2, i get to continue forward with my recovery blossomin into the faith which step 3 teaches me to learn. learnin i was not the end all, that i was part of a greater whole, gave me the courage...

today i get to live a life of certain discipline. in the days of doin my dirt, i would often allow myself to get wrapped up in my emotions and the result was rarely favorable. i lived my emotions to an extreme others may not ever have. recovery has taught me a direction to allow...

i cannot describe in words sufficient enough the miracle of healin recovery has gifted me with. i reckon the best way to describe it is through the behavior and action i get to live today. the transformation in acceptance of a Power greater than myself affords me the opportunity to use healthy thinkin before i...

i can only assume i may be like many other aa’s. the idea that there are really no leaders in this thing we do is most def an attractin feature. and i do understand how there does need to be special workers to help move the fellowship along. the democracy i find in this thing...

the wisdom which comes with patience, self-searchin, courage, and experience affords me the quality of continued humility. i was the one who got all riled up and was willin to forgo everythin in life to prove some point, to someone who truly didnt matter, has taken a backseat to my need to be the one....

when i came into the rooms i wondered how the people in the rooms couldve made such a transformation in their lives. i was still reelin from the pain i had caused others and myself. i couldnt believe such a change was possible. how could these people changed the emotions i was feelin into happiness,...

humility learnin is a mainstay in my personal recovery. and its a good thing, as i learned by this mornins readin, failure aint wasted, coz ive had a lot of failure in my days, and still get to experience failure in my recoverin life. the difference from today, many years away from my last drink,...

what i feel about havin a thankful heart and practicin gratitude maybe much what any other has learned through their recovery. its nothin new to me today, however, before i came into the rooms, i had never put much thought into either. ive learned through recovery, thankfulness is an emotion and gratitude is an action....

i look back upon my time in this thing we do and think of how far ive come behaviorally, emotionally, psychologically, and spiritually. there has been such immense growth in each area. even in the times i felt like everythin was gonna explode within me, when everythin would be lost, those are times i feel...

i love the paradoxes of recovery and one of the best is faith conquers fear. but how do i get to this point where i can become fearless merely by usin faith alone? fer me, i had to throw out lil pieces of faith and watch their return. i surely wasnt bout to lead with...

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