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Butterfly On A Pink Flower

OUR COMMON WELFARE COMES FIRST The unity of Alcoholics Anonymous is the most cherished quality our Society has. . . . We stay whole, or A.A. dies. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 129 Our Traditions are key elements in the ego deflation process necessary to achieve and maintain sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous. The First […]

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Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

Drinking cuts you off from God. No matter how you were brought up, no matter what your religion is, no matter if you say you believe in God, nevertheless you build up a wall between you and God by your drinking. You know you’re not living the way God wants you to. As a result, […]

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It seems to me that in the long run it is impossible to maintain a democratic society unless you can spread the benefits and burdens of being an American citizen reasonably evenly. —Felix Rohatyn— In our relationships, in our work and play, do we assume an equal share of the burdens, and do we get […]

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Pretty Purple Flowers

Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression.Β  —Margaret Sanger— Our desire to grow, to make a place for ourselves in the world of our friends, to know that we have […]

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🎁 Good morning Precious Lady❗…πŸ€—πŸ’ƒWe can start our day with a Smile or a frown…😁πŸ₯ΊπŸ˜ž…But it will set the course of our Day. When we are upset with others and feel like life is spinning out of control…πŸ€¨πŸ‘‰πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸŒͺ…We can take one of two routes, 1. Stay upset at them, living this day irritable, in self-pity, […]

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Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade. —Arabian proverb— We need to remember what got us well. The Twelve Steps heal us. The meetings we attend heal us. Reading and listening to program tapes heals us. Talking with our sponsors heals us. The time we spend with program friends heals us. Sometimes […]

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Go and wake up your luck…Β  —Perian proverb— We’ve been given recovery. For this, we’re lucky. And we’re grateful. Now it’s up to us. We must accept our choices. When we’re afraid, do we choose to be alone? Or do we choose to go to extra meeting? When we’re not honest, do we keep it […]

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Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

A drinking life isn’t a happy life. Drinking cuts you off from other people and from God. One of the worst things about drinking is the loneliness. And one of the best things about A.A. is the fellowship. Drinking cuts you off from other people, at least from the people who really matter to you, […]

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Maturity is the capacity to withstand ego-destroying experiences, and not lose one’s perspective in the ego-building experiences. —Robert K. Greenleaf— Our emotional health is proportionate to our willingness to take personal responsibility for thoughtful responses to the myriad circumstances in our lives. We are not powerless over our attitudes or over behaviors, even though we […]

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Butterfly On A Pink Flower

FREEDOM FROM . . . FREEDOM TO We are going to know a new freedom. . . . ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS , p. 83 Freedom for me is both freedom from and freedom to. The first freedom I enjoy is freedom from the slavery of alcohol. What a relief! Then I begin to experience freedom from […]