You can observe a lot just by watching. –Yogi Berra When we watch others, we learn how to “act as if.” We watch a patient person and then we “act as if” we’re a patient person. The result? Over time, we’ll become a patient person. We watch how good listeners listen, and we “act as …∞
“My sponsor was a living damper on my intolerance. But even more, he told me that it would be all right for me to doubt God, that A.A. was not a religious program and, to belong, I did not have to adhere to any set of beliefs. “He suggested that for me a good starting …∞
Posted in 12 Step Fellowships, Addictions, Codependency, Denial, Faith, Healthy, Higher Power, Sobriety, Spirituality, Sponsorship and tagged aa, act as if, belief, god, intolerance, not God, sponsor. Use this permalink for a bookmark.
A meditation – Becoming willing to act The miracles in our 12 Step program don’t simply rub off at meetings. The key to getting clean and sober – and staying clean and sober – is a willingness to act. Once we feel scared enough or strong enough to do something – once the willingness appears …∞
Recovery Is Sexy.com is a work of gratitude for 28 years of sobriety and fellowship.
Please donate to help continue this work for those struggling with the program and those yet to come.