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Daily Recovery Quotes – January 17

January 17

AA ‘Big Book’ – Quote

It is not the matter of giving that is in question, but when and how to give. That often makes the difference between failure and success. The minute we put our work on a service plane, the alcoholic commences to rely upon our assistance rather than upon God. He clamors for this or that, claiming he cannot master alcohol until his material needs are cared for. Nonsense. Some of us have taken very hard knocks to learn this truth: Job or no job – wife or no wife – we simply do not stop drinking so long as we place dependence upon other people ahead of dependence on God. – Pg. 98 – Working With Others

Hour To Hour – Book – Quote

We must now learn to do our daily maintenance work on our program. This is prayer and meditation. Prayer is when we talk to our Spiritual Source and meditation is when we listen.

God, as You have meaning for me, my prayer is for conscious contact. Now I will be silent for five full minutes and listen.

Life’s Generosity

I appreciate the generosity of life. Everywhere I look, the world is spilling forth abundance. I open my hand to receive and the world fills it up with something. Whether it’s sunlight, sweet smells or the gift of another day, this world is constantly giving forth. Today I say a quiet thank you for all that the world provides. For sunsets, fresh air and flowers. For rain and people and pets. My arms aren’t big enough to hold it all, so today I will appreciate just what I have, knowing that appreciating what I can hold will feel more wonderful than running after more than I can carry.

I feel grateful for the gifts of this world

– Tian Dayton PhD

Pocket Sponsor – Book – Quote

Us addicts are often hyper-vigilant about others ‘talking behind our backs’ or slandering us. Our sponsors tell us that what ‘they’ think of us is none of our business. It can still be hard to take.

It matters not if someone speaks badly of me; I live so no one will believe it.

Time for Joy – Book – Quote

Today I am not afraid of the silence. I find peace in this silence and I am able to listen to God’s will for me.

Alkiespeak – Book – Quote

It’s not a question of finding the right person, but becoming the right person. – Anon.

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