Miracles

We get what we expect, so “expect a miracle.” We are all miracles. ~ Voices of Recovery (Kindle Locations 1626-1627). Expectations run low after years of failure, of disappointment, of abysmal self-esteem. And we get what we expect. More disappointments, more […]

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Sobriety

“God willing, we … may never again have to deal with drinking, but we have to deal with sobriety every day.” ~ Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th Edition (Kindle Locations 6456-6457) They call them dry drunks, the ones not working a program […]

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No Laurels

…in OA there are no laurels. ~ Voices of Recovery (Kindle Location 1544). Imagine resting on laurels. If resting is sitting, balance would be difficult, prickly, or would crush the leaves to future compost components. If resting is leaning, how […]

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