Any person with true maturity has humility and wisdom and – Accepts criticism gratefully. Being honestly glad for an opportunity to improve Does not indulge in self-pity. Has begun to feel the laws of compensation operating in all life. Does not expect special consideration from anyone. Controls temper. Meets emergencies with poise. feelings are not …∞
God in His wisdom selected this group of men and women of Alcoholics Anonymous to be the purveyors of His goodness. In selecting them, through whom to bring about this phenomenon, He went not to the proud, the mighty the famous, or the brilliant He went to the humble, the sick the unfortunate He went …∞
The biggest thing I have today is a choice of whether to drink or not thanks to Alcoholics Anonymous. My story starts at the age of I4, when I started work at the abattoirs as a learner butcher. There I found myself among quite a few heavy drinkers, whose tales of drinking escapades suited me …∞
To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the list once more: 1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short to waste time hating …∞
Resilience is the ability to respond to life with a sense of control and to tolerate surprises or unexpected life events. Resilience goes beyond the capacity just to deal with life’s problems, it is the ability to embrace and fully enjoy life with all its ups and downs. We only really know how resilient we …∞
A Recovering Alcoholic Relates How He Overcame Depression and Paralysis of the Mind with Meditation and Spirituality Not so long ago I came to one of those bleak periods that most of us encounter from time to time, when everything goes stale and flat, and enthusiasm dies – each day I said ‘today life will …∞
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Wisdom; As we think, so we become. We can enrich our interior monologue. We can seek the company of people who inspire us with a loving approach to life. We can absorb the written thoughts of writers who encourage our positive emotions. We can decide to be cheerful and optimistic, just for today. Whom would …∞
Getting To Know Yourself in Al-Anon and Alcoholics Anonymous After many years of living, I now feel that I only existed. I breathed laughed, cried, worked, slept and awakened. I thought and read, acted and reacted to life and things about me, but I really didn’t live. I realise now that I acted or reacted …∞
Youth is a state of mind, your only as young as you think and feel; your spiritual age depends on your attitude. By – Samuel Ullman Youth is not a time of life. It’s a state of mind. It’s a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigour of the emotions, a …∞
When I do good I feel good When I do bad I feel Bad And that is my religion. Abraham Lincoln Abe Lincoln’s spirituality is very close to mine combining actions, feelings and spirituality. And, I have found the guiding Higher Power deep within me – as the Big Book suggests. “. . . deep …∞
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