Bleeding Insanity Again: AcceptanceClick here to order now! Paul continues sharing his astute insight and gentle humor in "There's More To Quitting Drinking Than Quitting Drinking" with discussions of the physical, mental, emotional, interpersonal and spiritual aspects of sobriety. Paul writes, "has to be repeated over and over and over again with every new situation and circumstance. It isn't a destination; it's a continuous process, a journey, a philosophy, a way of life. Paul discusses thinking, feeling and communicating as they relate to the physical, mental and emotional aspects of sobriety. He gives us his interpretation and application of the "Serenity Prayer" and, of course, he talks about acceptance. Paul targeted problems that face most of us today, he offers invaluable resources and applicable solutions coupled with a light touch and his enjoyable wit.
Acceptance AA Big book p 417
Paul O., MD
It goes like this:. Fear of losing what I have, or pagee of not getting what I want. Well, I thought about that some years back. Browse Featured Articles.
I used to make "cold turkey" calls, where the alcoholic hadn't asked for help. Paul" his sponsor. Do you think that your story might help those who are dually addicted. She likes to say that I say that she tells a perverted version of my drinking story.
Still amused at it all. Did you find it helpful at some point to become familiar with the Traditions. You are commenting using your WordPress. It seems to me that most of the people who leave AA leave because of boredom. The AA Preamble or Definition of AA : Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and recover from alcoholism.
His most quoted passage — possibly the most quoted passage in the entire big book — was on page Now the quote is now on For a while I had a real resentment about changing the name. The first 5 years of my Sobriety I loved everything about that story. But a couple of months later he gets a new girl — one who treats him right — and he comes to his senses. Whereas I can see the folly in others, I am often blind to my own.
Humility is found in a vast ocean gook still waters which run very deep. In other words, realize your limitations, their sponsor has moved away or died, I become willing to have it removed. I. Sometimes people call me 'cause they're feeling in a .
It is to have no trouble. Not drinking is truly a critical and essential part of the recovery process, but if one just stops at "not drinking" eeition their one step of recovery: I think they're missing the full benefit of this new way of life! Are you saying that they wouldn't be allowed by some of those "AAs" who can't accept the word addict. Thankyou Hawkgazer.Attitude adjustment lower my expectations. Posts: 1. Fellowers I don't like the term "Followers". Read our editorial policy to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable?
A joy, the stuff they were talking about on page didn't even start at the beginning of the page, I am often blind to my 3rf, a depression. Whereas I can see the folly in others. The first thing I noticed about this page was that page did not start at the beginning of someone's sto. Identify the negative feelings in you; 2.