Recovery Heroes - Recovered 638
Release Date: 10/14/2015
The first key to persistence is to create for yourself a compelling vision for your recovery. Too often, people focus on what they don’t want to happen.info_outline Discipline - Recovered 1159
Self-discipline is the willingness to put some limitations on behavior in order to gain something or make life better.info_outline Humility - Recovered 1157
Ultimately, when we are humble we are willing to seek and receive help, support, guidance and direction with our lives. The result is that we are not alone anymore.info_outline Willingness - Recovered 1155
Your life belongs to you, right? Sure it does, but look at where your actions got you. Your life became unmanageable because of your addiction. You need to be willing for a lot of things, especially accepting help.info_outline Integrity - Recovered 1152
Sobriety helps us reconnect with our true selves and become reacquainted with our inner light, our life’s mission, and our purpose.info_outline Courage - Recovered 1150
Any challenges life throws your way, you now know how it feels to look fear in the face and remember how capable you are of walking through it.info_outline Faith - Recovered 1148
In order to keep going and develop sobriety the individual needs to have faith that things are going to keep improving.info_outline Hope - Recovered 1146
Hope is the elevating feeling we experience when we see a path to a better futureinfo_outline Honesty - Recovered 1144
It is normal to struggle with owning up to dishonesty, but the key is to acknowledge when it occurs as soon as possible. If not, you could struggle with feelings of guilt and put your sobriety in jeopardy.info_outline Popsicle Sticks - Recovered 1142
Here in our virtual studio, we have a can full of popsicle sticks. Each stick has a recovery topic written on it. We will take turns, randomly picking a stick and then sharing on that topic that was chosen.info_outline
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Let’s take this opportunity to reflect with gratitude on Recovery Heroes past and present.
We talk about the founders of our program,
we could talk about someone who carried the message to us when we most needed it.
You all could reflect on the hard lessons learnt through the stories told by other recovering people.
Your first sponsor
Your current sponsor
An Open Talk Speaker
Some other trusted servant
First person you ever knew who was in AA and you looked up to them
Bill W. Ann S
Dr. Bob Ebby T Lois W. Archy T Clancy I Chief Blackhawk
Joe and Charlie Marty M Chuck C Rolland H Buzz A
Bill D Dr. Silkworth Carl Jung Jack Alexander
What is a hero?
Did you have heroes before program?
Who and why?
When you came into the program, who were some of the people you admired?
Is there anyone who you at first didn’t like, but with time you learned to respect?
When you first started to read the Big book, what did you think of some of the characters?
How did you learn about the history of the people and events in the book?
Who from recovery history do you admire?
What about today, who have you admired?
Alex - Austin
Cathy - Ga
Have you ever put someone on a pedestal, only to be disappointed?
How do we avoid this kind of let down?
What would you say to the new guy about this topic?