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Sadness rests on my heart today.
Yet in this sadness, I will be kind
to myself and others.

Added by mike Callahan on October 21, 2010 at 7:50am — No Comments

Wounded Healer

If I focus on the wound I am in great emotional pain, if I focus on the healing the pain lessens and some joy starts to fill the void. Today I will continue to be a wounded healer.

Added by mike Callahan on October 19, 2010 at 8:15pm — No Comments


"Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance."
Gratitude List!

Added by mike Callahan on October 16, 2010 at 7:13am — No Comments

Harry Homer

Hello, friends,

I regret to inform you that our dear friend Harry J. Homer passed away from complications of open-heart surgery, Thursday, September 30, 2010.

There will be a service at their church, and Dottie has given her blessing to a memorial meeting for Harry also.


Added by mike Callahan on October 3, 2010 at 8:17am — No Comments

Just One

You ever notice we live in a world of statistics. So lets think out of the box, unconditional love cannot be a statistic. Step out of the world of statistics!

Added by mike Callahan on October 1, 2010 at 10:55pm — No Comments

Full Moon Syndrome

Is it a full moon or what. This is when I need the program the most, when the crazies hit me inside and outside. I chant the serenity prayer, read spiritual books, go meetings, call sponsors. Survey says I did not make the news today. Why is it when people fuck with you, we are not at our peak of serenity its always when we not so serene. Or as I see It am being blessed with an asshole disguised as an angel. So just for today I will pray for these assholes so they may appear as serenity test… Continue

Added by mike Callahan on September 27, 2010 at 5:38pm — No Comments


Written by an Australian Dentist

To Kill an American…


Added by mike Callahan on September 22, 2010 at 7:38am — 1 Comment

Daily messages

I am enjoying the daily messages. The daily thoughts keep me thinking in a positive way. Thanks & Hugs

Added by Jackie Prest on September 21, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments


I had an aha moment while creating one of my godboxes.
This particular piece of wood was charred on the outside and I really did not think it was worth carving. Yet, as I started carving and got past the charr, I found a beautiful…

Added by mike Callahan on September 14, 2010 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Advanced Sobriety Syndrome

Absolutely love this post on 'Serenity Steve's' blog! Write on Steve....

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

People Are Strange

I've been thinking about myself again. I find it very pleasant to do this. I take great comfort in idly pondering my own plights and circumstances, my wants and my wants and my wants, and how I might satisfy…

Added by Gregg M. on September 14, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The coroner says 'overdose' but cause of death is a 'broken heart'

I've been mulling over what I want to say about the recent and unexpected death of my friend Alan S. What occurred to me instantly, was the title above. Alan's death will be attributed to an 'overdose' no doubt; but truth be known, he died of a 'broken heart', aka the dis-ease of alcoholism or substance abuse, in the black hole of helplessness and hopelessness.

Following a series of recent set-backs and disappointments, Alan, as many of us in the recovery process will do, let…

Added by Gregg M. on August 25, 2010 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Mike C. Tells His Story of Recovery on the GodsBox Blog Talk Radio Channel

On the Tuesday, August 10th, 2010, broadcast, at 8PM Pacific & 11PM Eastern (sorry!), Mike C., founder of will live stream his story of recovery. A practitioner of the 12 steps in two different programs, Mike will share how he lives reasonably comfortably, in the moment, one day at a time, by practicing the 12 steps of… Continue

Added by Gregg M. on August 10, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments


I'm praying for the knowledge of God's will for me, and the Power to carry that out. I have footwork to do in the meantime. While I'm doing this footwork, and taking the next indicated step, I thought, "What if I go the wrong way again, in my own will?"

That disturbed me for awhile. Then, somewhere quiet inside, I realized, that if God is all powerful, and He has a plan for me, He will have the power also to open and close all the right doors to get me where He wants me to be, as… Continue

Added by Ruth A. Callahan on August 4, 2010 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Emotional Sobriety: An exploration of Bill W's Grapevine article by Tom B.

Thanks be to the folk at XA speakers for this talk on emotional sobriety. Check it out. Tom nails the dis-ease and remedy he found.

Added by Gregg M. on July 11, 2010 at 8:16pm — 1 Comment


I can detach and still love, steel feel.
I can learn to take care of my own business
while allowing others to tend to theres.
Today I can detach without losing compassion.

" Love your neighbor, on your side of the fence"

Added by mike Callahan on June 25, 2010 at 1:44pm — No Comments


Although the world is full of suffering , it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Helen Keller

Added by mike Callahan on June 19, 2010 at 10:12am — No Comments

Peace Of Mind

While I am responsible for changing what I can, I have to let go of the rest of it if I want peace of mind. Just for this moment I will love myself enough to give up a struggle over something that is out of my hands.

"By yielding you may obtain victory"

Added by mike Callahan on June 13, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments


Got resentment?
God box it.

Added by mike Callahan on June 3, 2010 at 7:42am — No Comments

Full clip of Alicia N's talk today....


Added by Gregg M. on June 2, 2010 at 5:57pm — No Comments

GodsBox is an emerging recovery community organized to support your growth and authentic choices... is a social website in which you have your own private god/spirit box to write a prayer, leave an issue. Just type it, put it in your box and forget about it. Or you may post on our post it page. We also…


Added by mike Callahan on May 28, 2010 at 4:42pm — No Comments

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