"Ninety-nine percent of the time that I’m disturbed, it’s just because I need to grow up; accept people for who they are; and blah, blah, blah."

— Anonymous (heard in a meeting)

"You can’t think yourself sober; you have to live into sober thinking."

— Anonymous (heard in a meeting)

"Only an alcoholic could be lying in a ditch and want to hang up pictures. Or be facedown in the gutter and still look down on other people."

— Anonymous (heard in a meeting)

"If you want a miracle, be a miracle."

— Anonymous (heard in a meeting)

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I had to learn the difference between thoughts and feelings.

'I think I'm gonna kick this guy's ass.'

No, I’m just feeling angry.

'I think I'm gonna use.'

No, I’m just feeling bored, sad, discontent.

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— Anonymous (heard in a meeting)

"Recovery is a process, and processes take time."

— Anonymous (heard in a meeting)

Anonymous asked: wow,you are incredibly inspiring! I hope your journey of recovery is going really well :D

Thank you! I’m happily creeping up on a year—one day at a time.

"There’s no problem ahead of me bigger than the Higher Power I have behind me."

— Anonymous (heard in a meeting)

"When the shit hits the fan, the last thing we think to do is unplug it."

— Anonymous (heard in a meeting)

"With God you can move a mountain, but you’d better bring the shovel."

— Anonymous (heard in a meeting)