“The Three A’s” can be an extremely powerful tool in coming to terms with our alcoholism/ addiction or codependency.
Self-forgiving is: Accepting yourself as a human who has faults and makes mistakes. Letting go of self anger for your past failures, errors, and mistakes. No longer needing penance, sorrow, and regret over a grievous, self-inflicted, personal offense. The act of self love after you have admitted your failure, mistake, or misdeed. The spiritual self …∞
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Twice-Gifted My physical being has certainly undergone a transformation, but the major transformation has been spiritual. The hopelessness has been replaced by abundant hope and sincere faith. The people of Alcoholics Anonymous have provided a haven where, if I remain aware and keep my mind quiet long enough, my Higher Power leads me to amazing …∞
Acceptance People in 12 Step Fellowships often struggle with acceptance. Not just acceptance of powerlessness over their disease but many other things as well. God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. –Reinhold Niebuhr Some things …∞
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For most people in today’s world, stress is a fact of life. In recovery it is especially true. Although it is impossible to eliminate all stress from daily life, it is possible to control the effect that stress has on the body and the mind. The first step in managing stress is to become aware …∞
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