Acceptance Bronze AA Medallion Page – RecoveryChipSubscribe To Alcoholism Step Support. I know some people get really tired of the big book quotes My sponsor suggested I type it up and put it somewhere in the house where I see it all the time. It's on my kitchen cabinet. And it's just as easy to print it out And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. Nothing, absolutely nothing happens in God's world by mistake.
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Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published! Chapter Sober and Awkward Learning to stumble through life without the comfort of booze. Who Founded Alcoholics Anonymous.Thread Tools. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Subscribe to my weekly newsletter and receive a FREE sample from my new book, she's in Al-Anon and acceprance still very active in it. Max isn't in AA, 'to the moon and back'.
Who Founded Alcoholics Anonymous. Join the Forum. All times are GMT Are you saying that they wouldn't be allowed by some of those "AAs" who can't accept the word addict.
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When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing, or situation — some fact of my life — unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing, or situation as being exactly the way it is supposed to be at this moment. I need to concentrate not so much on what needs to be changed in the world as on what needs to be changed in me and in my attitudes. I was always able to see the flaw in every person, every situation. And I was always glad to point it out, because I knew you wanted perfection, just as I did. I am saying that I know better than God.
I can relate to trying manage my buzz Not pick up alcholol was easy after a while. Ross says:. Thanks for that -- I love that. About LinkBacks. Join 56 other followers Sign me up.
It seems almost too simple to be true, but accepting that alcoholism is a chronic disease and not a personal failure is the key to achieving long-lasting recovery. In other words, relinquish your control, realize your limitations, and face reality that you have an alcohol problem is the most important step towards recovery. Then, after acceptance of your powerlessness, you can move forward with changing what you can what is within your realm of control. This short passage about acceptance may be one of the most quoted passages in recovery literature. The chapter was written by Dr. Until I could accept my alcoholism, I could not stay sober; unless I accept life completely on life's terms, I cannot be happy.
Another one I really relate to…. Jim B. Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Even Dr.
The wisdom of the universe is greater than our own. Hi Hawkgazer, its the simple truth. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I hope it continues to work for you as well.