Daily Meditations

Thought for the Day

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In A.A., we’re all through with lying, hangovers, remorse and wasting money.  When we were drinking, we were only half alive.  Now that we’re trying to live decent, honest, unselfish lives, we’re really alive.  Life has a new meaning for … Continue reading

Making mountains into molehills

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“When we stop living in the here and now, our problems become magnified unreasonably.”  Basic Text, p.99 Some of us seem to make mountains out of molehills with our problems.  Even those of us who’ve found some measure of serenity … Continue reading

Faith

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“As we develop faith in our daily lives, we find that our Higher Power supplies us with the strength and guidance that we need.”  Basic Text, p. 94 Some of us come into recovery very frightened and insecure.  We feel … Continue reading

Difference

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“The ways in which we express ourselves spiritually are beautiful and loving, creating unity and oneness.”  Rob Eichberg As a recovering alcoholic, I belong to a minority.  As somebody with the disease of addiction, I am aware of my difference.  … Continue reading

Use the Telephone

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When we join OA, we discover that we are not alone.  We become part of a large network of individuals who share a common problem, compulsive overeating, and who gain strength and support from each other.  The telephone is our … Continue reading

Recovery at home

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“We can enjoy our families in a new way and may become a credit to them instead of an embarrassment or a burden.”  Basic Text, p. 104 We’re doing great in recovery, aren’t we?  We go to a meeting every … Continue reading

Thought for the Day

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Have I admitted I am an alcoholic?  Have I swallowed my pride and admitted I was different from ordinary drinkers?  Have I accepted the fact that I must spend the rest of my life without liquor?  Have I any more … Continue reading

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