In Loving Memory of Vic

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Daily Recovery Quotes – May 11

May 11

AA ‘Big Book’ – Quote

Be determined that your husband’s drinking is not going to spoil your relations with your children or your friends. They need your companionship and your help. It is possible to have a full and useful life, though your husband continues to drink. We know women who are unafraid, even happy under these conditions. Do not set your heart on reforming your husband. You may be unable to do so, no matter how hard you try. – Pg. 111 – To Wives

Hour To Hour – Book – Quote

There is a certain universality to the truths taught in our 12 step programs. They are nothing new. These principles are derived from eons of experience and spirituality. What is new is our personal understanding that living these principles gives us a reprieve from our addiction.

Thank you God, as I understand You, for my daily reprieve from addiction based on my sincere attempt to practice these principles.

Accepting Caring from Others

I will soak up any extra attention that I get while I’m not feeling up to par. Even if I don’t need it at the moment, I will soak it into my pores and store it up for a time when I do need it. I will let the attention feel good. I will allow it to restore my faith in and affection for people. I enjoy the little things people are willing to do for me, going a bit out of their way, worrying about how I’m doing. It feels good if I let it. It restores me if I willing to feel good.

Feeling grateful for what is coming my way has a healing power all its own.

– Tian Dayton PhD

Pocket Sponsor – Book – Quote

Don’t let your starting point in recovery ever discourage you. Don’t let your starting point today put a frown on your face. Anyone who gets to be an old-timer had to be a newcomer first. Smile and start.

My journey of a thousand smiles begins with the First Step.

“Walk Softly and Carry a Big Book” – Book

You can change any thought that hurts into a reality that hurts even more.

Time for Joy – Book – Quote

Today my trust in the overall and the long run is deep and is growing. When events and people do not act as I would like them to act, I reach deeper inside for my faith and let it comfort me.

Alkiespeak – Book – Quote

No matter how bad things are, eventually drinking will make them worse. That’s a flat out guarantee. – Cubby S.

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