The Courage to Change

🔥 The Courage to Change “Grant me the courage to change the things I can” The second request in the serenity prayer is often overlooked…. The ability to change requires discipline rather than acceptance… The ability to change requires continuous effort, diligence and hard work… In other words it can be a lot more difficultContinue reading “The Courage to Change”

How’s Your Relationship With God?

🔥 Too Much of Me How is your relationship with God? Good? Bad? Non existent? The fundamental principle of establishing and maintaining a relationship with God is the bedrock of freedom from your problems… Whatever those problems are… My problem was too much of me on top of me… Bondage ti self was the root…Continue reading “How’s Your Relationship With God?”

Escape Self

🔥 Escape From Self-Concern The fundamental principles of the 12 Step program are ridiculously simple… But simple is powerful… Powerful enough to save a wreck like me… Like you… The simple solution to freedom from the bondage of self… Freedom from your self-concern Is to become concerned with other people’s needs… To become concerned onlyContinue reading “Escape Self”

What Faith Does

🔥 Nothing To Lose Before you begin your day today, ask yourself this question: What purpose will I serve today? Will I be serving a purpose at all? Or will I live today just like every other day taking what I want from life and leaving what I don’t want… Will I avoid the difficultiesContinue reading “What Faith Does”

A Powerful Past

🔥 Your past is The Raw Material For Today “We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it. We will comprehend the word serenity and we will know peace” The Step 9 Promises Just as important it is to be free of resentment, the alcoholic must be free of guiltContinue reading “A Powerful Past”


🔥 What Will Drive You Today? Alcoholics are driven people… Driven by fear… Self-delusion… Self-pity… This is the result of a selfish, self-centered nature that needs to be constantly gratified just to feel ok. But what if the alcoholic were to change drivers? What if you were driven by selflessness? Driven by the motive toContinue reading “Driven!”

A New Attitude

🔥 A New Attitude, A New Freedom Step 7 suggests we ask God to remove all the pain accumulated from living a life of imprisonment to our own self-involvement. “Pain is the admission price to new life. Self-centered fear chief activator of defects. Step Seven is change in attitude which permits us to move outContinue reading “A New Attitude”

God In Charge

🔥 God In Charge What does it mean to carry the vision of God’s will into your life every day? “We constantly remind ourselves we are no longer running the show, humbly saying to ourselves many times each day “Thy will be done.” – The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. To me it’s very simple…Continue reading “God In Charge”

Primary Focus

🔥 Primary Focus In order to achieve sobriety on a daily basis there can only be but one primary purpose in my life… To stay sober and help other drunks like me… Every day consistently and persistently… My primary purpose has to be my primary focus… My primary purpose of serving outside of my ownContinue reading “Primary Focus”

Deadly Delusion

🔥 The Deadly Delusion “Is he not a victim of the delusion that he can wrest satisfaction and happiness out of this world if he only manages well?” The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous Relying on any kind of external source to make you satisfied and happy with life is a futile and fatal exercise…Continue reading “Deadly Delusion”

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