Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor annoyance. Where there is love and joy, there is neither greed nor selfishness. Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt. —- St. Francis of Assisi (paraphrased) You …∞
The miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have. –Leonard Nimoy Look around you at the happiest people you know. They are also the most generous and giving people. A generous spirit creates its own environment. In recovery we talk a lot about gratitude – and we have a lot to …∞
Today I will say no without guilt. Today I will say no whenever it is in my best interests to do so. Just as important, I will say no without feeling guilty or fearful. My attempts to separate from my parents were met with threats of abandonment. As a result, I learned to avoid having …∞
Uniqueness: I value what is unique in me I value my own specialness and I dare to reveal it. Since the universe expresses itself through the differences in all of creation, I choose to acknowledge my own uniqueness. My inner self speaks through the nonconformity that I am. Today I applaud nonconformity and the differences …∞
What Happens In Heaven I dreamt that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around. We walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels. My angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, ‘ This is the Receiving Section. Here, all petitions to God said in prayer are …∞
“Let go” are tiny words with huge rewards. If I want to, I can give up my attempts to control someone today.
Awakening to Mindfulness – 10 Steps for Positive Change Awakening to Mindfulness: 10 Steps for Positive Change (Ministrone for the Mind) Mindfulness is a state of consciousness that fosters heightened awareness of the self, of the senses, and of the outside world. It is a state of being ‘aware.’ Reaching and sustaining this state is …∞
Sought Through Prayer and Meditation: Wisdom from the Sunday 11th Step Meetings at the Wolfe Street Center in Little Rock A recovery bookEach year, hundreds of men and women cross the threshold of the Wolfe Street Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Many of them attend the ‘Hour of Power,’ a weekly Sunday morning meeting focused …∞
One day at a time sharing experience, strength and hope Any member of a 12-Step fellowship will tell you of the benefits of ‘sharing’ their feelings with other sufferers. This study proves what they have known all along that a problem shared is a problem halved. The other study gives support to the principle of …∞
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Think about each one BEFORE going on to the next one……… IT DOES MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD, especially the thought at the end. 1. Falling in love. 2. Laughing so hard your face hurts. 3. A hot shower. 4. No lines at the supermarket 5. A special glance. 6. Getting mail 7. Taking a drive …∞
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