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Bootstraps

I’ve been down, depressed and disillusioned and people have given me lots of advice.

“Pull yourself up by your boot straps!”

“Man up!”

“You’ve got lots of things to be happy for.” 484 more words

Today's snippets

Finished the chapter on Step 3 today in A Woman’s Way Through The 12 Steps. Thinking a lot about a higher power, spirituality, surrender and willingness to+for change. 93 more words

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The Twelve Steps – a Spiritual Journey: Step Three: Surrender

The Twelve Steps – a Spiritual Journey: Step Three: Surrender

Our journey to freedom began with the first two steps, admitting, “I can’t!” but “God can!” But that’s just the beginning. 531 more words

Christianity

Dry

In AA someone talked about being a dry drunk. That they are not drinking but not sober.

A ‘dry drunk’ is a person who hasn’t taken a drink, but continues to have the same thinking and behavior as when they were an alcoholic.

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Postmortem 

In the Netflix movie JFK Kevin Costner plays the DA that investigates the Kennedy assassination. The thing that I love about the flik is the unravelling of obvious truth from evangelised truth. 1,038 more words

WHAT YOU IDENTIFY WITH YOU BECOME

(FROM OPRAH AND DEEPAK…BECOME WHAT YOU BELIEVE)

OPRAH:

It’s been said that what every you believe, you are.  Your beliefs are that powerful.  They literally can dictate your reality.  962 more words

Learning

I had a discussion with Rob yesterday about school and learning and passing exams. I did great in school considering how much I skived. I did pretty well in exams too but I feel I learned nothing except how to pass said exams. 785 more words

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