Saturday, June 27, 2009

To spend too much time on any one situation is to deny some other alcoholic an opportunity to live and be happy. p96

Its for people that want it
there are plenty that need it
infact many of us have thought/said
12 steps should be taught at school!

Change is essential for growth
and how we deal with change
everything changes
the seasons
our blood cells
our skin

the moment we choose not to
is the moment
we need begin to need help
is the moment
we turn away

work with newcomers

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Tradition 3 - The only requirement for membership

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Step 11 - Be quick to see where religious people are right. Make use of what they offer. p87

I "was too judgemental
scared and self willed
to really be open minded"

since going through the steps
I have come to believe in a Loving God
who wants the best for me
which really turned things around

however living as a human
living in the world
not in a bubble/meetings/convent/own head
long term
I need more than a Spirit

I need a role model
which is where I let go of old ideas
let go of judgment
let go of self will
became openminded
and no longer afraid
of turning my life over
and my will
becoming part of
showing all of me
standing up

I have a role model
and I am building a relationship
with Him
apparantly it can last forever
and I will never be let down

so I am giving Him ago
testing Him

Reading praying and in fellowship
having fun, playing guitar
beach antics
BBQs and bacon butties!
at the same time

its new
yet I need something
thats everlasting
and proven to help many
and there is no reason
why He shouldnt work for me aswell
as I am working for Him

where i found Him
on the edge of the world
in an on the edge church
worldwide known for social action
welcomes alkys and addicts

my kind a Home
my kind of family
my kind of imperfect
loving friends
with a Loving God
as we understand him

Keep coming back
til it stops working :)

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Step 11 - Grace

Moving away, health
meant a change in lifestyle
letting go of self will
in the guise of
"this is how I always did it
and it worked before, so i just
do it somehwre else and it will work too.."
wrong, this time
it wouldnt work

I have spent the last 6 months
improving my conscious contact
with God as I would like to understand Him
growing a personal relationship
and really was too judgemental
scared and self willed
to really be open minded

I am sober/serene/at peace to whatever degree
and at this point
by the grace of God
not because of my service in AA
in the last 6 months

Letting go absolutely
Its in dying that we are born...

Monday, June 22, 2009

At Risk of Redundancy again!!

3rd time in 9 months
there's a pattern!

Step 3
take inventory
kep mouth shut
and pray!

the outcome is not in my hands
and Gods plan
has not been revealed yet

I have no idea
and its all abit strange
infact its mind blowing!