Sunday, July 26, 2009

Heard in a Meeting


All we ask is that you completely change your attitude as soon as possible.

I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.

The Cliff Notes version of Al-Anon is "Get a Life".

It's okay to feel anger and self-pity as long as I don't "wallow in my tissues".

Al-Anon isn't just for crisis mode. It's for the good times too.

Without memory, there is no healing. Without forgiveness, there is no future.

21 comments:

  1. nice :)
    thanks for sharing!

    liked the healing/future one..

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  2. Those will have to do - just for today.

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  3. The first one may just be my favorite ... but I'm not sure because I like them all! :)

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  4. If you don't believe in a power greater than yourself, then you are the highest power in the universe. If you can't stay sober, who will help you? ~G. H.

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  5. Love this post Syd. I think attitude is the key, I think attitude says allot about ones self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-affirmation

    GREAT POST

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  6. Not one of this post falls to waste or on deaf ears. Nicely put.

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  7. I loved the "wallerin'" one!

    Namaste

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  8. I don't know what I'd do if my program only worked during crises either.
    love the pic....and I do.

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  9. Great post! I loved your words and the picture too. This was a great way to start the week.

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  10. Your first sentence reminds me of one of my favorites pieces of advice that I learned in AA:
    "It's easy to stay sober, just don't drink, go to meetings and change your whole damn life."

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  11. Short!
    Sweet!
    Succinct!
    To the point!
    Perfect!
    I adore the don't "Wallow in my tissues". I've never heard that before. Great stuff!
    Love these Syd,
    PG

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  12. Not sure what "wallow in my tissues means"

    ...like, brain tissue? stomach tissue? ...

    ... oh, yeah.

    Blessings and aloha...

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  13. quoted the "Cliffs Notes" ones today to several AlAnons...they LOVED it! So do I!

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  14. Your message is clear, Syd, and I agree with it ALL.

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  15. these are good ones, especially the last one.

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  16. The Clif notes version rings oh-so true!

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  17. "Without memory, there is no healing. Without forgiveness, there is no future."

    I took me a long time to understand this one. It holds true in every aspect of our lives.(Hugs)Indigo

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