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Daily Recovery Quotes – August 17, 2014

August 17, 2014

AA ‘Big Book’ – Quote

THIS WAS STEP FOUR: A business which takes no regular inventory usually goes broke. Taking a commercial inventory is a fact-finding and fact-facing process. It is an effort to discover the truth about the stock-in-trade. One object is to disclose damaged or unsalable goods, to get rid of them promptly and without regret. If the owner of the business is to be successful, he cannot fool himself about values.
We did exactly the same thing with our lives. We took stock honestly. First, we searched out the flaws in our make-up which caused our failure. Being convinced that self, manifested in various ways, was what had defeated us, we considered its common manifestations. – Pg. 64 – How It Works

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Hour To Hour – Book – Quote

Do you feel like you are compelled to do everything perfectly now that you’re sober? Impatient for everything to be normal? Take three deep breaths and relax. You are right where you are supposed to be and all will unfold in it own good time.

The world ran in spite of the fact that I was ‘out of it’ in the past. Help me accept that the world will chug along without me while I recover, too.

Out of My Pores Please

I do not want this disease in my life any more. For as long as I remember, this illness of addiction surrounds me. It is everywhere in my family. The distorted and stinkin thinking, the grandiosity, living on the edge, the inability to face reality and the unwillingness to be humbled by our own powerlessness in front of the disease tears at my heart and sickens my stomach. I see its poison enveloping generation after generation. I am disgusted, horrified and deeply saddened by witnessing the wreckage of this illness.

– Tian Dayton PhD

Pocket Sponsor – Book – Quote

‘Resentment’ is when you didn’t get your way yesterday. ‘Anger’ is when you don’t get your way today. ‘Fear’ is that you won’t get your way tomorrow.

There are no good reasons for resentment, anger, and fear– just good excuses.

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“Walk Softly and Carry a Big Book” – Book

Progression: The bottom will start falling out faster than you can lower your standards.

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Time for Joy – Book – Quote

I have all the time in the world to do God’s Will for me today.

I trust that my Higher Power is filling me with all the energy that I need for this 24 hours.

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Alkiespeak – Book – Quote

Trying not so much to think of myself less, as less of myself. – Brian.

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