BIG BLUE DEC 31, 2009
ADDENDUM: There will be tonight (Sunday) at 8 PM an open chat (members, that is--easy to sign on, go HERE!) and tonight the topic will (maybe) be "The New Year: Resolutions, goals, thoughts, anything new happening, and possibly a bit of frivolity. Please join us, there's usually only a few. At THE SECOND ROAD (TSR)...this IS a recovery-related chat room! You WILL be made to feel welcome!
Meeting topic this morning: HONESTY! First guy to share said he thought he "was pretty honest". I guessed that meant he is pretty dishonest also, or maybe he just thought he was pretty--grin!
Our Big book Alcoholics Anonymous tells us that I lied when even the truth would have sufficed. I immediately translated that to mean, "When the truth does not suffice...LIE! And so I did. I continued to lie in many ways. If someone asked "How are you today?" I always answered, "FINE!" ...LIE! Nobody is in great spirits hour after hour, day after day (except me, of course --grin!).
Several of the steps (IF one works them!) are geared to the "cleaning up the wreckage of my past"...well, I've done that so much, I now do that step more which is "clean up the wreckage of my PRESENT! because that is where all my problems occur today...that IS today! Now!
(Room for more stuff)
FIVE MOST IMPORTANT WORDS
FOR THE YEAR 2010
Blogger Linda Socha (Click HERE) asked me earlier today to list my five most important words for 2010. Talk about "Say Wha'?"...I had to really ponder this one, for about thirty seconds...maybe fewer? The FIVE words, for me:
Linda is putting together a word collage--whatever that might be, of words important to her friends in blogland. Thank you for including me in your survey, Linda!
Peeps, thank you ALL for being here, and those who comment (I LOVE you...),
and let us please stay sober today,
and be at Peace today
and LOVE today.