March 2016 Blog Posts (6)

Recovery Quotes

For Today –

 

The chief activator of our defects has been self-centered fear

 – primarily fear that we would lose something we already 

possessed or would fail to get something we demanded.

 

-- Twelve Steps And Twelve Traditions, page…

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Added by mike Callahan on March 28, 2016 at 7:56am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

For Today –

 

I grew up thinking that I had to perfect my personality, then I got 

into AA, and AA said, no, that isn't the way we do it: only God can 

remove our defects. I was amazed to find that I couldn't be a 

better person simply by trying harder! 

 

-- Interview With Dr.Paul O., AAGrapevine, July…

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Added by mike Callahan on March 24, 2016 at 6:17am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

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Time after time, this apparent calamity has been a boon to us, 

for it opened up a path which led to the discovery of God.



-- Alcoholics Anonymous, page 116

 

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Every individual is at once the beneficiary and the victim of the 

linguistic tradition into which he has been born -…

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Added by mike Callahan on March 21, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

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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

 

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Surrender is the last…

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Added by mike Callahan on March 19, 2016 at 7:51am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes

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Actually, he may be helping you more than you are helping him.

 

-- Alcoholics Anonymous, page 94

 

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But here was someone who did understand, or at least could. This stranger 

from New York didn’t ask questions and didn’t preach; he offered no “you 

must’s” or…

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Added by mike Callahan on March 14, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

Recovery Quotes



For Today –

 

It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I 

can truly love my brothers. The more solitary I am the more 

affection I have for them…. Solitude and silence teach me 

to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say.



-- Thomas…

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Added by mike Callahan on March 10, 2016 at 5:57am — No Comments

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