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Daily Recovery Quotes – April 19

April 19

AA ‘Big Book’ – Quote

Having made our personal inventory, what shall we do about it? We have been trying to get a new attitude, a new relationship with our Creator, and to discover the obstacles in our path. We have admitted certain defects; we have ascertained in a rough way what the trouble is; we have put our finger on the weak items in our personalinventory. Now these are about to be cast out. This requires action on our part, which, when completed, will mean that we have admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being, the exact nature of our defects. This brings us to the Fifth Step in the program of recovery mentioned in the preceding chapter. – Pg. 72 – Into Action

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Hour To Hour – Book – Quote

You may be falling apart, you may be ‘being strong,’ or you may be falling apart and trying very hard to ‘be strong.’ These are both extremes that you will fluctuate between. No matter what you are doing, someone will be telling you that you ‘should’ respond differently. So respond how you like.

May I respond the way I respond and be proud of it!

Getting Even Today

I will push myself through to letting go of some recent insult, knowing that if I don’t I bind myself to that energy. Revenge only keeps me stuck at the place of wrong doing. Better to let go the hurt or insult than the act of kindness. If I want to continue to grow my blessings in life, I will look up not down. Today I will look toward someone who has been good to me and I will think of a way to repay their kindness, knowing that when I do that, my own life feels better, too.

I connect myself to the energy of goodness.

– Tian Dayton PhD

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Pocket Sponsor – Book – Quote

Although a bit of compassion might be nice now and again, you sure don’t need anyone’s pity! Compassion is laced with understanding while pity reflects a diminished picture of yourself. With gut level honesty, you will evoke compassion; by denying, hiding, and blaming, you are likely to evoke pity from others.

If I am genuine about my recovery with others, they will be genuine in their compassion with me.

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“Walk Softly and Carry a Big Book” – Book

A winner makes commitments; a loser makes promises.

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Time for Joy – Book – Quote

I can handle anything that comes up today even if it is only for a moment at a time.

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Alkiespeak – Book – Quote

Gratitude is a verb. – Unknown origin.

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