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by Toad
Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Unexpected Hearing of the message
Replies: 15
Views: 2703

Re: Unexpected Hearing of the message

Rollin' on with the tides of time Lookin' for connection in the current of my mind Nothin's quite as real as it may seem Raftin' on the white waters of my mind Try to play it safe, just go with the flow Dodgein' round emotions churnin' from below Damin' up confusion, with things from the outside Raf...
by Toad
Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: "War Stories"
Replies: 57
Views: 9764

Re: "War Stories"

Hi, " We need to light these guys with hope and some inspiration." Open Discussion Meeting. Is it possible after hearing about the progression of my disease, How it went from an A and B student, 15 year old, to abusing my wife to the point of knocking her to the floor and sticking a gun in her face,...
by Toad
Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: "War Stories"
Replies: 57
Views: 9764

Re: "War Stories"

Hi,
Something about raising the bottom ??
by Toad
Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: "War Stories"
Replies: 57
Views: 9764

Re: "War Stories"

Hi,
I wonder how those :"Longtimers" got to be "Longtimers"??
by Toad
Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: "War Stories"
Replies: 57
Views: 9764

Re: "War Stories"

Hi,

Sobriety keeps getting fascinating.
Toad
by Toad
Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: "War Stories"
Replies: 57
Views: 9764

Re: "War Stories"

Hi,
Been here all along.
Just waiting for the right time to crawl out.
Thanks for noticing.
All is well.
Sobriety is getting better and better.
Toad
by Toad
Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: "War Stories"
Replies: 57
Views: 9764

Re: "War Stories"

Hi,
Read somewhere that my past was my greatest treasure.
Something about averting suffering, misery, and death.
by Toad
Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:56 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: reasons to live
Replies: 21
Views: 3230

Re: reasons to live

I only imagined I was in control
by Toad
Thu May 17, 2012 7:08 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Grace
Replies: 2
Views: 1010

Grace

12054
XXXIII
Still not all well.
Way better than I used to be.
Must be Grace.
Toad
by Toad
Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:11 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Any suggestions??
Replies: 11
Views: 3472

Re: Any suggestions??

Hi, Well right around six weeks sober the same thing happened to me. Lot's of tears and mood swings. Rage to weeping. Kind of weird crying in the check out line at a store. I was told it was normal to experience thees feelings. Booze and dope were no no longer numbing me out. Happy to say this stuff...
by Toad
Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: The fog lifts
Replies: 6
Views: 1537

Re: The fog lifts

Ahhhhhh ------- Yes -------------
The present of the present.
by Toad
Wed Nov 09, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: prayer and meditation
Replies: 16
Views: 3487

Re: prayer and meditation

Hi,
A simple form of meditation is quieting the mind.
A quiet mind may find a prayer in each step as described in the book Alcoholics Anonymous.
Listen while you read.
Wayne
by Toad
Mon Aug 22, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Emotional Sobriety (Bill W letter)
Replies: 17
Views: 12039

Re: Emotional Sobriety (Bill W letter)

Hi, The first time I read what you posted, my heart almost stopped beating . There it was, The answer why I was having so much trouble with over 20 years of continuous sobriety. It has been a long slow road for this alcoholic to accept the facts of my dependencies, expectations, and (uggggh !!! ) hi...
by Toad
Thu May 12, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Is it my fault?
Replies: 57
Views: 12086

Re: Is it my fault?

Hi, In the Doctors Opinion, It is clearly stated . In chapter 3 "More about alcoholism" It gives specific examples of what an Alcoholic is. I am an Alcoholic. Steps 4 through 12 help keep my alcoholism in a daily reprieve, which in turn gives me an opportunity to address a universal situation, My Hu...
by Toad
Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:46 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: The Ms. Hyde in me
Replies: 20
Views: 14478

Re: The Ms. Hyde in me

Hi, My "Mr. Hyde" get's out somewhat regularly. I can't say for sure if I let him out or him getting out is just the natural flow of my recovery. What I do know is I do not like him if he gets fed booze or dope. He is a dangerous nasty. So Like Ann, I have real motivation to do the do in order to st...