As seen in my last post, I am trying to incorporate meditation back into my routine. I am happy to report I am making progress. I have been using a free app, and I am on a streak of completing one or more three minute sessions a day meditating. This is definitely a start, and… Continue reading Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop? Don’t Stop!
I am finding that when I work it, it works me. I am focusing on the 11th step (Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge for His will for us and the power to carry that out) right now, and I am… Continue reading I find you…
I blankly stared at this slogan many times hanging on the walls in meeting places over the years: First Things First. I had really never taken the time to even give it a thought until recently. I feel like the simple answer is that it is telling me to keep my sobriety and my program… Continue reading First Things First
This morning I woke up feeling a bit lost. I had that icky, not so nice, don’t really quite know whats wrong with me feeling. I could tell something was off, could it be Sunday anxiety? I did a little body check, feeling around, and yep physically all in one piece. Maybe I just woke… Continue reading Case of RIDs
Today, I was reminded about the power of slogans. When I first stopped drinking, these were a GO-TO for me and my program. They did and still do get me through really tough moments when I wanted to drink or didn’t know what to do. They are catchy, easy to remember, and help me practice… Continue reading SLOGANS!
The sponse and I journeyed out to another part of town tonight to visit a new meeting for us. It was perfectly refreshing. There were new faces, hilarious drunk-alogs, and tales of what living the program has given these people. I love that each meetings has its own flavor, yet the underlying message remains consistent… Continue reading Meeting Mix Up
I recently completed a fourth and fifth step, and it showed me some stuff about me and my life. It always does. For me, there is nothing like a fourth and fifth step to make me “take off the rose colored glasses”. There I am. I am out. No hiding. Everything is there in black and… Continue reading Fifth Step Promises