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Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

I have learned to be less negative and more positive. I used to take a negative view of almost everything. Most people, in my estimation, were bluffing. There seemed to be very little good in the world, but lots of hypocrisy and shame. People could not be trusted. They would “take you ” if they […]

Daily Reflections <!--110923-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

STEPPING INTO THE SUNLIGHT But first of all we shall want sunlight; nothing much can grow in the dark. Meditation is our step out into the sun. AS BILL SEES IT, p. 10 Sometimes I think I don’t have time for prayer and meditation, forgetting that I always found the time to drink. It is […]

Promise of a new Day <!--110923-->

I was to give a child security and tenderness, but didn’t feel I received enough of it myself.    —Liv Ullman— We can increase our serenity by learning to nurture ourselves. The child in us continues to need security and tenderness, even while other children in our lives may call on our reserves. We can ask […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--110923-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

On any journey, we must find out where we are before we can plan the first step.  —Kathy Boevink— Our lives in all aspects are a journey toward a destination, one fitting to our purpose, our special gifts, our particular needs as women. Each day contributes to our journey, carrying us closer to our destination. […]

Keep it Simple <!--110923-->

He who can take advice is sometimes superior to he who can give it.  —Karl von Knebel— In recovery, we learn that we don’t know everything. We had stopped listening. Most of us had been asked by family, friends, doctors, and employers to stop drinking and using other drugs. But, we didn’t listen. If we […]