Thursday, January 24, 2008

Thursday, January 24, 2008

I suggest that it is your judgements which keep you from joy, and your expectations which make you unhappy. Jan 24, Meditations from "Conversations with God" page 108
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Nudge toward sobriety: "When you're see 'two for one,' it's time to come to the Program." Rick N. from God grant me the Laughter.
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We are not a glum lot. Alcoholic Anonymous
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Goooooooooooooood Afternooooooooon, Alkies.
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What a great day so far. I actually got up before the crack of NOON. I made it to the 12:15 meeting. Today's topic was when did you first decide you were alcoholic. A very good meeting. A lot of good things were said from a returnee with 3 days to oldie moldies, and some in between like me. This was one of those meeting in which there was no down time between shares. Then it was the after the meeting meeting at Luby's. There were 9 of us and we talked about many things. I always enjoy this Bunch for Lunch group. Not one person at our table had desert. I could not help but notice the two adjoining tables that three people left whole deserts. ???? It's almost to me like it used to be to me, someone leaving a drink. Jeez. I am so blessed to have left that part of myself behind.
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Today I am Grateful for:
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My Higher Power, God.
My Sobriety.
Dolly, my Schnauzer.
My Sponsor, recovering from a pace maker type implant.
Today, I did not have my eyes dilated.
Hearing from an old friend in San Diego with 12 years Al anon, Lover 12 AA.
Another gray day, which I would welcome, in AUGUST.
Friends, in and out of the rooms of Alcoholic Anonymous.
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Y'all be pretty now, ya heah.

3 comments:

Zane-nawwaa said...

Deserts is supposed to be desserts.

Pam said...

I like to look at what other tables are haveing also. You ARE dessert darlin' ;)
Have you prepared something to say at your birthday celebration Saturday? Remember how important that was on the 1st sober birthday (hee hee)

Scott W said...

You do know how to delete comments from here, don't you? And you can revise your posts from the Blogger dashboard. Just sayin'.