Monday Thoughts 3.25.24

“Today, we are alive – not anesthetized, not sedated, not passed out. Take control of your feelings, and through action, you can change. Today, as every day of sober living, we have a choice.” Ann D. Clark “I have regretted many things while under the influence but I have never

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Monday Thoughts 12.25.23

“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” Germany Kent “You are never too old to start over. Every day is a chance to make changes to create the life we want.” Karon Waddell “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” Seneca

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Monday Thoughts 9.25.23

“Even in the midst of devastation, something within us always points the way to freedom.”Sharon Salzberg “One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through and it will be someone else’s survival guide.”Brené Brown “When I got sober, I thought giving up was saying goodbye to

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Monday Thoughts 3.27.23

“Letting go may sound so simple, but rarely is it a one-time thing. Just keep letting go, until one day it’s gone for good.” Eleanor Brownn “Don’t rush something you want to last forever. It takes time to build proper foundations, relationships, careers, creative pursuits. Things take time and it’s

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Monday Thoughts 12.26.22

“It’s up to us to break generational curses. When they say, ‘It runs in the family.’ You tell them, ‘This is where it runs out.’” Unknown “Dream it. Wish it. Do it.” Unknown “Don’t be afraid to start over. This time you’re not starting from scratch, you’re starting from experience.”

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Monday Thoughts 9.26.22

“How many times did I ask myself what I found so thrilling about drinking when it only brought unhappiness, loneliness, sickness, depression? I wasn’t ‘living,’ I was only breathing to feed an addiction.” Jean Kirkpatrick, PhD., Turnabout “To change requires a decision, a conscious decision to end all the misery you

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Monday Thoughts 6.27.22

“Sometimes we can only find our true direction when we let the wind of change carry us.” Mimi Novic “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” T.S. Eliot “With change comes the chance to fall in love with yourself again.” Gemma Troy #1  I have a life-threatening problem that once had

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Monday Thoughts 3.28.22

“Sometimes when in a dark place you think you’ve been buried when actually you’ve been planted.” Christine Caine “Everything is within your power, and your power is within you.” Janice Trachtman “One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through and it will be

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Monday Thoughts 12.27.2021

“I chose sober because I wanted a better life.  I stay sober because I got one.”~~Unknown “Live less out of habit and more out of content.”  ~~Unknown “Sometimes when in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, when actually you’ve been planted.”  ~~Christine Caine #1 I have a life-threatening

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Monday Thoughts 9/27/2021

“A part of me wants to keep my eyes closed and pull the covers over my head, block out the light trying to be turned on in my room…. a part of me is so afraid to open my eyes because the very nature of waking up is to be

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