How To Understand The Pain of Addiction 2021

Understanding The Pain Of Addiction One of the most misunderstood disorders known to mankind, is the disease called addiction. How to understand addiction can best be described through the experience of an addict himself or herself who has once suffered from the seemingly hopeless state of mind and body of addiction and has recovered from the fatalContinue reading “How To Understand The Pain of Addiction 2021”

Experience, Strength and Hope

Experience, Strength and Hope All of us have done things we are not proud of… Things we may feel terrible about and if given the opportunity to do it again, we would correct those wrong doings immediately… For the alcoholic who’s self-imposed crisis causes him to drown in the regret of his own problems, thereContinue reading “Experience, Strength and Hope”

Staying Current

🔥 How Current is Your Work “Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of working these steps” The first part of step 12 depicts a spiritual awakening as a result of the work carried out through the steps… The ONLY requirement to have a spiritual awakening is work… There is no magic secret formulaContinue reading “Staying Current”

Faith Works

🔥 Faith Without works is Dead “We came to realize that faith did for us what we couldn’t do for ourselves” I have an individual relationship with faith, a very simple relationship… I do not put faith in people, money or material possessions… I will draw faith out of the work I do today… TheContinue reading “Faith Works”

Regret

🔥 Getting Over Regret My only regret in my years of sobriety is allowing my ego to dictate the terms of my perspective on life. The ego has been one of the most self destructive manifestations of this disease I have ever experienced. Symptoms of the ego are predictable and insipid and are the killerContinue reading “Regret”

Set Aside the Problem

🔥 Every day a New Experience The one and only reason your mind will work against you today, is if you allow it to puff-up with the things you think you know. The set-aside prayer below is self-explanatory and an essential start to each day: Lord help me to set asideEverything I think I knowContinue reading “Set Aside the Problem”

The Morale and Spiritual Solution

🔥 Proof of Power The solution on offer through working the steps is both morale and spiritual… Morale in the principles of rigorous honesty, open mindedness and willingness. Spiritual in developing a natural faith born out of repetitive practice of the principles in the 12 Steps. The end result of morale and spiritual intervention isContinue reading “The Morale and Spiritual Solution”

The Power of Wrong

The Power of Wrong “For the wise have always known that no one can make much of his life until self-searching becomes a regular habit, until he is able to admit and accept what he finds, and until he patiently and persistently tries to correct what is wrong.”– Step 10 The 12 Steps and 12Continue reading “The Power of Wrong”

Desperation of Drowning Men

🔥 The Need for Urgency One of the requirements to work the spiritual program of action is a willingness to go to any lengths… But how should we go about the work that lies ahead? “We, in our turn, sought the same escape with all the desperation of drowning men.” The Big Book of AlcoholicsContinue reading “Desperation of Drowning Men”

This Too Shall Pass

🔥 This Too Shall Pass To live in the world of the spirit is to view your life through the lens of reality and to practice acceptance of your reality every day. In order to live in reality the program is designed to separate us from the lies, falseness and delusions our minds held usContinue reading “This Too Shall Pass”

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