Stalwart Santa Barbara Sober Living Homes Daily Inspiration

MISUSE

For Today:

 

“Our whole trouble had been the misuse of willpower.

We had tried to bombard our problems with it instead

of attempting to bring it into agreement with God’s

intention for us.”

 

12 Steps & 12 Traditions, pg. 40

Step Three

 

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RIGHTLY

For Today:

 

“It is when we try to make our will conform

with God’s that we begin to use it rightly.”

 

12 Steps & 12 Traditions, pg. 40

Step Three

 

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DEPEND

For Today:

 

“The more we become willing to depend upon a

Higher Power, the more independent we actually are.”

 

12 Steps & 12 Traditions, pg. 36

Step Three

 

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RETURNED

For Today:

 

“So I continued to put A.A. and God first, and everything

I ever lost has been returned many times over.”

 

Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th Edition, pg. 337

Crossing The River Of Denial

 

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OFFERED

Today:
There I humbly offered myself to God, as I then understood Him, to do with me as He would. I placed myself unreservedly under His care and direction.
Bill’s story; pg. 13 in The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous.
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ENTERED

For Today:

 

“We have entered the world of the spirit.”

 

Alcoholics Anonymous, pg. 84

Into Action

 

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“Oh”

For Today:

 

“Oh, and one more thing they told me:

Humility is the key.”

 

Alcoholics Anonymous, pg. 511

Gutter Bravado

 

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“Love and Service”

For Today:

 

“Our Twelve Steps, when simmered down to the last,

resolve themselves into the words ‘Love’ and ‘Service’.

 

Dr. Bob & The Good Oldtimers, pg. 338

His Last Talk

 

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WITHIN

For Today:

 

“We found the Great Reality deep within us.”

 

Alcoholics Anonymous, pg. 55

We Agnostics

 

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PERSPECTIVE

For Today:

 

“We had lacked the perspective to see that

character-building and spiritual values had

to come first, and that material satisfactions

were not the purpose of living.”

 

12 Steps & 12 Traditions, pg. 71

Step Seven

 

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