January 2016 Blog Posts (8)

Recovery Quotes

For Today –

 

If you can have a glass of wine or two with your meals and still live a productive life,

by all means do so. If you are a spiritual seeker and you can integrate your spiritual

pursuits into a rich and fulfilling life, no problem. If you can go to the racetrack every

now and then and bet whatever you can afford to lose, enjoy yourself! If you can

have a single scoop of ice cream…

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Added by mike Callahan on January 16, 2016 at 4:33am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

For Today--

 

Despite all we can say, many who are real alcoholics are not going

to believe they are in that class. By every form of self-deception and

experimentation, they will try to prove themselves exceptions to the

rule, therefore nonalcoholic.  If anyone who is showing inability to

control his drinking can do the right-about-face and drink like a

gentleman, our hats are off to…

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Added by mike Callahan on January 12, 2016 at 9:32am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

For Today --

 

... we first took to ourselves.

 

We may do something that we do not want our partner to know,

perhaps something that puts us in a bad light. If we lie about it, what do

we gain? Our secret may be safe, but we have put another brick in the

wall that prevents us from having an open intimate relationship. Our

white lie does not protect our relationship,…

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Added by mike Callahan on January 9, 2016 at 7:43am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

For Today –

 

Now I was to plunge into the dark, joining that endless 

procession of sots who had gone on before. 



-- Alcoholics Anonymous, BILL’S STORY, page 8

 

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It's better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.    

 

-- Chinese…

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Added by mike Callahan on January 8, 2016 at 6:22am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

Free from desire, you realize the mystery.
Caught in desire, you see only the manifestations. 
Yet mystery and manifestations
arise from the same source.
This source is called darkness. 
Darkness within darkness.
The gateway to all understanding.

-- Lao-Tse

Added by mike Callahan on January 7, 2016 at 6:14am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

For Today –

 

Alcoholics sometimes have emergencies; 

Alcoholics Anonymous does not.

 

-- unknown



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We have turned from You and from each 

other to go our selfish ways. Forgive us; 

We are confused in our counsels.

 

-- Sacred…

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Added by mike Callahan on January 6, 2016 at 7:52am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

Here we ask God for inspiration, an intuitive thought or a decision. 
We relax and take it easy. We don't struggle. We are often surprised 
how the right answers come after we have tried this for a while. 
 
-- Alcoholics Anonymous, page 13

Added by mike Callahan on January 5, 2016 at 11:54am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

May I accept my new feeling of radiant warmth and serenity as

God’s way of assuring me that I am, finally, making some good

choices.

 

Added by mike Callahan on January 3, 2016 at 6:35am — No Comments

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