AA ‘Big Book’ – Quote
Highly competent psychiatrists who have dealt with us have found it sometimes impossible to persuade an alcoholic to discuss his situation without reserve. Strangely enough, wives, parents and intimate friends usually find us even more unapproachable that do the psychiatrist and the doctor. – Pg. 18 – There Is A Solution
Hour To Hour – Book – Quote
Withdrawal is a condition that can last many months and produces chaos: chaotic emotions, chaotic thoughts, chaotic family situations, chaotic desires. But we take one step at a time, one hour at a time and the chaos eventually calms.
I know everything changes and the chaos will pass in these changes as long as I don’t use mind-affecting chemicals.
There are forces in this ever alive and vibrating universe that want to help me if I can let them. I will pray to unseen hands to guide me toward wellness, to lift me towards God. If I am low, I will allow this legion of tiny hands to lift me in the blink of an eye. I will ask and trust that help is at hand. I will free my mind so that it can include more experience that it normally does. I will allow the veil to be lifted so that I can see this spiritual and alive universe for what it is and people for the tender and vulnerable creatures that we all are.
– Tian Dayton PhD
Pocket Sponsor – Book – Quote
Don’t ever think you have nothing left to learn in the fellowship and that everyone wants to hear you talk incessantly because you are so wise. You can not have an open mouth and an open mind at the same time.
When I do all the talking, I can only hear what I already know.
“Walk Softly and Carry a Big Book” – Book
Reputation is what people think of us. Character is what God knows about us.
Time for Joy – Book – Quote
Today I choose to accept live on life’s terms.all of it. I am open to all I see, hear, think and feeling the moment, without resistance. I am opening to be fully alive and enjoying the adventure.
Alkiespeak – Book – Quote
Alcoholism is a disease which tells us we don’t have it. – Anon.