July 23, 2014 (this day)

I got to go to two AA meetings while I was away, and I experienced two slightly different formats than anything I had been to before.  The first had someone tell her story, then the people at the meeting asked questions of this person.  They asked actual, specific questions like, “How are things with your […]

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July 22, 2014 (a question)

Why do folks post Hazelden’s thought for the day on their blogs?  As great as Hazelden’s thought for the day is, I could subscribe to it myself if I wanted to read it.  Searching for the tag “alcoholics anonymous” fills up the results with these reposts, with nothing original added.  I don’t get it.

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Words to Live By

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.
~Galatians 1:10

We Will Not Regret The Past Nor Wish To Shut The Door On It (Archives)


Dawna Markova

I will not die an unlived life.
I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire.
I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me, to make me less afraid, more accessible, to loosen my heart until it becomes a wing, a torch, a promise.
I choose to risk my significance;
to live so that which came to me as seed goes to the next as blossom and that which came to me as blossom, goes on as fruit.

Praying Today For


Entirely Ready to have this Removed:

humility, a lack of humility – Feeling better than and/or worse than others, and being self centered.


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