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Sept Grapevine Quote of the Day

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September 1

"I don't need to project the future or cry about the past.
Just live to the best of my ability, one day at a time."

"The Best of My Ability," Bangkok, Thailand, October 1988

from the book
AA Around the World: Adventures in Recovery

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September 2

"By admitting where I was at fault, I was given the ability to forgive ...
With forgiveness came a freedom that I had not anticipated.
The amends had required nothing but courage, and a faith that my Higher Power
would carry me where I had been too afraid to walk alone."

"Scene of the Crime," Sterling, AK, September 1993
From the book Step By Step
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September 5

"My Higher Power works incognito, defying definition and requiring faith."

"Working Incognito," State College, Pa., April 1994

From the book Spiritual Awakenings.. Vol-1
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September 17

Celebrating The Language of the Heart

"Though all alone out there, an AA from the Marshall Islands
still claimed his group had three members,
to wit: 'God, the book Alcoholics Anonymous, and me.'"

"We Came of Age", AA Co-Founder, Bill W., September 1950
From the book: The Language of the Heart

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I don’t post these every day. But as your GVR trusted servant, one “hits me” as appropriate to share given the group conscience at the moment. This is one of those times. The Grapevine rocks!

"While we readily share our views, perhaps one of the nicest things about the AA program is that we don't always have to agree with each other."

"Self-Acceptance," Brooklyn, N.Y., June 1975
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So true. When I see some statements like this:

What's on your mind
I'm getting thirsty

Why one member needs to hear about someone's desperate need for booze



I have a sense of gratitude toward my HP that it put right people in my path so I could use the principles and be expelled of this obsession permanently. And I don't have to see the suffering to be well.
Show him the mental twist which leads to the first drink of a spree. We suggest you do this as we have done it in the chapter on alcoholism.(Alcoholics Anonymous, Page 92)

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avaneesh912 wrote: I have a sense of gratitude toward my HP that it put right people in my path so I could use the principles and be expelled of this obsession permanently. And I don't have to see the suffering to be well.
It does not get any better than this.
Thank you

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