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Showing posts from January, 2014


"Faith without works is dead! I can pray until I’m blue in the face but unless I take action and surrender my will, I’m just uttering a bunch of words.

I must cooperate with my Higher Power and focus on NOT doing the next wrong thing as I’m not always certain what the next right thing is." - Clairey

Held To Me

"I was not wrong to begin with. And I'm not sober because I became who they wanted me to be. I am sober because, for the first time, I held to me." - N


"You don't have to be sober to be a saint or drunk to be an ass. There is no if-then. You are who you are when you decide." - L


"The process is most important in recovery not just the result. When you look back someday be able to say you did it well." - C


"My recovery had to be about someone other than me. I had been so busy searching for that moment of peace and happiness that I had neglected important responsibilities and people around me." - J

An Old Friend

"You better believe there will be some resistance to recovery. For me, it felt like they were insulting an old friend of mine whom I could depend on and turn to whenever life got tough." - G


"Your recovery is only as strong as the respect you hold for the recovery of others. And it is never more important than the person standing in front of you." - Sarge


"I admit the whole "God" word still bothers me. I was beaten by someone using that stick. Now I know that wasn't God." - @TwelveDrawings


"In recovery, we depend a lot on hope. We ask people to put themselves through tremendous amounts of pain for an idea of a life that does not yet exist for them. We hope they believe us." - T


"Addicts are not dumb. At our worst, we are numb. That's far more destructive than dumb." - @TwelveDrawings

Here I Am

"If I were one foot to the left or standing one foot to the right, I would not be right here, writing this. A should'a, could'a, would'a, but here I am." - N