Unconditional love

🔥 The Part of Me I Needed To Find In Me. How is it that the act of carrying this message in the 12Th step becomes such a powerful antidote to my basic problem of selfishness and self-centeredness? You see having lived a life of running my life on self-will and being a natural self-seekerContinue reading “Unconditional love”

Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

🔥 Rule 62 Never take yourself too damn seriously! From the 12 Steps and 12 Traditions in Tradition 4. Seriousness is a classic symptom of self-involvement… Seriousness is a symptom of control… Seriousness is a symptom of someone trying to run the universe… Seriousness is a symptom of the actor trying to arrange the lights,Continue reading “Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously”

A Producer of Confusion

🔥 Even a Broken Clock is Right Twice a Day One of the most destructive symptoms of running our lives on self-will, is getting to a point where we cannot see the true from the false… The ego reemerges and the alcoholic once again can only see where he is right. And the more righteousContinue reading “A Producer of Confusion”


🔥 Kindness is Unbiased Truth Bill. W talked about swallowing large chunks of truth about ourselves in the step 4 inventory. “In this book you read again and again that faith did for us what we could not do for ourselves. We hope you are convinced now that God can remove whatever self-will has blockedContinue reading “Kindness”

The Big Pretend

🔥 The Double Life “More than most people, the alcoholic leads a double life. He is very much the actor. To the outer world he presents his stage character. This is the one he likes his fellows to see. He wants to enjoy a certain reputation, but knows in his heart he doesn’t deserve it”Continue reading “The Big Pretend”

The Role Play

🔥 The Role Play How did I end up in the 12 Step program?… It certainly was not through my own choice I can assure you… At the time there was no place on earth I would rather not be… God obviously had a new role for me to play in life… In the roomsContinue reading “The Role Play”


🔥 Belief and The Ego Trap “Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity” Do you truly believe in God?… Or does your ego convince you that you believe?… Thinking you believe, does not mean you do believe. Here is an example: If you feel that you genuinely believeContinue reading “Believe”

Getting Away

🔥 Getting Away From Me Having understood and accepted that my drinking was merely a symptom of a much bigger problem. That problem being selfish and self-centered to the extreme… The only solution is to get as far away from me as possible… If you lived with me for long enough you would want toContinue reading “Getting Away”


🔥An Awakening “Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of working these steps” This is my experience of an awakening:… I have recovered from a hopeless state of mind and body… As a result of this, I have been given the power to help others who suffer as I once did… I am anContinue reading “Awakening”

God’s Will

🔥 God’s Will An insane amount of confusion surrounds the meaning of God’s will… “I am waiting for God’s will” is the all time favourite!… This is how I have experienced God’s will and it’s pretty simple: Don’t lie…Don’t cheat…Don’t steal…Don’t judge…Don’t take…Don’t gossip…Don’t slander…Don’t try to control…Don’t be unkind… Do help others…Do forgive others…DoContinue reading “God’s Will”

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