AA ‘Big Book’ – Quote
See your man alone, if possible. At first engage in general conversation. After a while, turn the talk to some phase of drinking. Tell him enough about your drinking habits, symptoms, and experiences to encourage him to speak of himself. If he wishes to talk, let him do so. You will thus get a better idea of how you ought to proceed. If he is not communicative, give him a sketch of your drinking career up to the time you quit. But say nothing, for the moment, of how that was accomplished. If he is in a serious mood dwell on the troubles liquor has caused you, being careful not to moralize or lecture. If his mood is light, tell him humorous stories of your escapades. Get him to tell some of his.
When he sees you know all about the drinking game, commence to describe yourself as an alcoholic. – Pg. 91 – Working With Others
Hour To Hour – Book – Quote
We may be hearing a lot about acceptance right now, if not, we soon will. Acceptance does not mean we have to ‘put up with all this ****.’ Acceptance means facing of reality. ‘This is how it is and I will do the best I can.’
Help me take an objective view of my current situation and not be resigned to some ‘fate.’ I will be an active part of this process of recovery.
Prayer helps me to heal. Study after study scientifically prove that prayer is beneficial to my health. I will pray for my healing throughout my day when ever it occurs to me. I will accept and be grateful or the prayers of others knowing that they are being carried to me by unseen hands. Just as radio waves pulse through the air and become voices, prayers come to me in an inner voice. I will ask my body to hear the prayers that are coming toward me and to invite them into each and every cell.
I accept the power of prayer to heal
– Tian Dayton PhD
Pocket Sponsor – Book – Quote
If you don’t deal with your feelings, they’ll deal with you. Whatever you are thinking right now is creating how you feel. One of the best ways to deal with the way you feel is to create positive thoughts.
I create positive feelings by thinking positive thoughts.
“Walk Softly and Carry a Big Book” – Book
If your Higher Power can handle eternity, you can surely handle right now!
Time for Joy – Book – Quote
I have all the power I need today to say no to negative choices. The personal choices I make today are positive and healthy. I take responsibility for my life today.
Alkiespeak – Book – Quote
One foot in yesterday, one foot in tomorrow, peeing all over today. – Unknown origin.