Seventh Step Prayer - Recovered 414
Release Date: 06/05/2013
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 Service Work - Recovered 1165
Studies have shown that addicts who help others can significantly improve their chances of staying sober and avoiding relapse.info_outline Self Awareness - Recovered 1163
Despite these challenges, we can all improve our self-awareness and reap the benefits in addiction recovery and in life.info_outline Perseverance - Recovered 1161
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
On page 76, the big book gives us a prayer of humility. A prayer acknowledging that we need help in overcoming our character defects.
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This prayer makes it clear that AA is not a self help program, clearly we need God and each other. Can this program work alone with a book?
We place ourselves in a position to receive God’s help by making a decision to abandon our old idea that self will will make us happy. What does surrender to win mean to you?
God should have all of me, the good and the bad. So, we make available to God our strengths and weaknesses, what does this mean?
How has God used your weakness for your good? When I share with someone my weaknesses, it makes us more approachable by the other person.
How has a perceived strength let you down?
How do you access your higher power?
What techniques have worked for you in your spiritual life?
working with others
doing this podcast
praying with my wife
journalling and keeping track of God’s involvement in my life
progression of the same prayer, praying the same prayer of blessing first for self then outward to neutral people to loved ones to not so loved ones then eventually to enermies.