Daily Meditations

The Real Change

Posted by Diana Carreon

Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better, it’s about befriending who we are. – Ani Pema Chodron  

A new influence

Posted by sacada

“Personality change was what we really needed.  Change from self-destructive patterns of life became necessary.”  Basic Text, p. 15 In early life, most of us were capable of joy and wonder, of giving and receiving unconditional love.  When we started … Continue reading

Thought for the Day

Posted by sacada

Liquor used to be my friend.  I used to have a lot of fun drinking.  Practically all the fun I had was connected with drinking.  But the time came when liquor became my enemy. I don’t know just when liquor … Continue reading

Reservations

Posted by sacada

“Relapse is never an accident.  relapse is a sign that we have a reservation in our program.”  Basic Text, p. 79 A reservation is something we set aside for future use.  In our case, a reservation is the expectation that, … Continue reading

Hope

Posted by sacada

“The hopeful person sees success where others see failure, sunshine where others see shadows and storm.”  O.S. Marden Spirituality involves my attitudes and perceptions, as well as my prayers.  It requires awareness of what I need and what I have … Continue reading

Learning how to live again

Posted by sacada

“We learn new ways to live.  we are n longer limited to our old ideas.”  Basic Text, p. 56 We may or my not have been taught right from wrong and other basics of life as children.  No matter, by … Continue reading