By Barry Longyear
Ultimately, a meditation publication that exhibits why and, extra importantly, how restoration works written in no-nonsense language by means of a "hard case" who is been there -- and been there, and been there. Barry L. has been fresh and sober for greater than 14 years, yet there has been a time while his a number of journeys via relapse, detox, and therapy made sobriety appear an impossibility. Now he is written a meditation publication in particular for "hard instances" like himself; those that fight with the non secular aspect of this system and feature had a difficult time staying sober. this is blunt, bare-knuckle writing that tells it love it is. be aware of a number of tough situations who simply do not appear to get this system? they are going to take advantage of this e-book.
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Yeah, but what if my car breaks down? What if I get in a fight with my boss? What if I get bad news from my doctor? What if I lose my job? What if I can't pay my bills? What if the people I owe money to send leg-breakers after me? What if my life partner leaves me? What if my life partner stays and abuses me? What if my dog gets run over? What if an earthquake swallows my Page 11 house? What if the world's leaders freak and trigger off a nuclear holocaust? What if everything and everybody in the world gangs up against me?
What if I lose my job? What if I can't pay my bills? What if the people I owe money to send leg-breakers after me? What if my life partner leaves me? What if my life partner stays and abuses me? What if my dog gets run over? What if an earthquake swallows my Page 11 house? What if the world's leaders freak and trigger off a nuclear holocaust? What if everything and everybody in the world gangs up against me? " "Don't use," the first person repeated a second time. "Even if your ass falls off, don't use.
All I need to remember is that I have a disease that will make me miserable and kill me if I don't take my medicine: meetings, not using, working the Steps, and asking for help. Everything else will become clearer in time. Or not. As one fellow said at a meeting: "It's been seven years in recovery and I still don't know what's going on. " 3 On Pouring Water from a Bucket It has been said many times that everyone in AA also ought to be in Al-Anon. Similar things have been said regarding other Twelve Step groups.