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Day 25 - Tuesday June 24, 2014

Prayer: God grant me the serenity to accept the things that I cannot change. The courage to change the things that I can and the wisdom to know the difference.  1,204 more words

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Day 24 - Monday June 23, 2014

Prayer: I will strive to accept others as they are.  I will try not to judge others.  I will focus on the principles of love and acceptance. 2,420 more words

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Day 23 - Sunday June 22, 2014

Prayer: I will remember my first surrender and remind myself that I don’t need to fight anymore.

I wake up in a pretty good mood. Sunday’s are still super hard because it was the only day off in the week that we both had. 1,981 more words

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Day 22 - Saturday June 21, 2014

Prayer: I will practice self-acceptance and life on life’s terms

I wake up at 5am with a terrorizing realization that a week ago I had told Ted that I would join him on an early Saturday morning hike. 1,603 more words

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Message or Mess?

I was to a meeting the other day and I heard one of the old-timers speak. Among what she said was “what will a newcomer hear: a message or a mess?” I don’t remember now where she was going with that, but that one line was very wise and I kept thinking of it. 833 more words

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Day 21 - Friday June 20, 2014

Prayer: I will practice “listening” for knowledge of God’s will for me, even if I don’t know what to “listen” for yet. 

I wake up and start the new routine that I have commited myself to: read the daily reflection that is sent to my email called “Just for today”. 1,681 more words

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Day 20 - Thursday June 19, 2014

Prayer: Grant me serenity to accept things I cannot change

I wake up feeling somewhere in between happy and flat: flappy. Hey, it’s an improvement in comparison to two weeks ago when I couldn’t even pick out a pair of socks without losing my grip. 1,628 more words

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