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Dedicated to Addiction Recovery Support (NA -Twelve Steps) To thine own self be true - William Shakespeare ............................................... IN SEARCH OF TRUTH (MINDFULNESS MEDITATION) Brian Cox Sam Harris Sean Carroll Lawrence Krauss Terence McKenna Adyashanti Thich Nhat Hahn Fans most welcome! ............................................... WE ARE ONE - PURE INTENTION WILL SET US FREE #LIVINGCLEAN #MINDFULNESS #MEDITATION #HEALTH #SPIRITUALITY ................................................. INNER LIGHT - Awakening ~ Self Empowerment https://www.minds.com/groups/profile/1195450801911361536/feed SINGING SOUL - Spitual Reflections https://www.minds.com/groups/profile/1227140982712737792 JUST4TDAY - Anger management https://www.minds.com/groups/profile/1206591136550469632 GRATITUDE + APPRECIATION - @kdjh - @lookowt
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"The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering."

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June 18, 2024 Indirect amends Page 176 "Indirect amends may be necessary where direct ones would be unsafe or endanger other people." Basic Text, p. 41 When we used, we allowed nothing to stand in the way of that next high. As a result, many of us didn't always know precisely...See more

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"Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that" Rumi

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June 17, 2024 Building Trust and Trustworthiness Page 174 "Through our developing relationship with our sponsor, we learn about the principle of trust." It Works, Step One More often than not, a last-ditch effort to stay out of jail, keep a job, or hang on to a relationship...See more

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June 17, 2024 Walls Page 175 "Reaching out is the beginning of the struggle that will set us free. It will break down the walls that imprison us." Basic Text, p. 83 Many of us came to NA emotionally shattered. Years of using people and allowing them to use us had taken their...See more

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Only two kinds of people can attain self-knowledge: those who are not encumbered at all with learning, that is to say, whose minds are not over-crowded with thoughts borrowed from others; and those who, after studying all the scriptures and sciences, have come to realize that they know nothing. ~Ramakrishna

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June 16, 2024 Accepting life Page 174 "Some things we must accept, others we can change. The wisdom to know the difference comes with growth in our spiritual program." Basic Text, p. 95 It's relatively easy to accept the things we like--it's the things we don't like that are...See more

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June 15, 2024 Resistance to change Page 173 "Many of us cling to our fears, doubts, self-loathing, or hatred because there is a certain distorted security in familiar pain. It seems safer to embrace what we know than to let go of it for the unknown." Basic Text, p. 34 We have...See more

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“The doors to the world of the wild Self are few but precious. If you have a deep scar, that is a door, if you have an old, old story, that is a door. If you love the sky and the water so much you almost cannot bear it, that is a door. If you yearn for a deeper life, a full life, a sane life, that is a door.” ― Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With the Wolves Art: Birds by Charlotte Evans

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June 14, 2024 Maintaining our faith Page 172 "If we maintain our spiritual condition daily, we find it easier to deal with the pain and confusion." Basic Text, p. 95 When we first began searching for a Power greater than ourselves, many of us got stuck in old beliefs or ideas....See more

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Thich Nhat Hanh has some advice in response to a practitioner's question, "I feel guilty when I'm not occupied. Is it okay to do nothing?" Here is his answer: "In our society, we're inclined to see doing nothing as something negative, even evil. But when we lose ourselves in...See more

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June 13, 2024 A full life Page 171 "The program works a miracle in our lives...We become free to live." Basic Text, p. 11 Most of us--if we've been in recovery for any length of time at all--have heard some member complaining in a meeting about being terribly overworked, too...See more

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Dedicated to Addiction Recovery Support (NA -Twelve Steps) To thine own self be true - William Shakespeare ............................................... IN SEARCH OF TRUTH (MINDFULNESS MEDITATION) Brian Cox Sam Harris Sean Carroll Lawrence Krauss Terence McKenna Adyashanti Thich Nhat Hahn Fans most welcome! ............................................... WE ARE ONE - PURE INTENTION WILL SET US FREE #LIVINGCLEAN #MINDFULNESS #MEDITATION #HEALTH #SPIRITUALITY ................................................. INNER LIGHT - Awakening ~ Self Empowerment https://www.minds.com/groups/profile/1195450801911361536/feed SINGING SOUL - Spitual Reflections https://www.minds.com/groups/profile/1227140982712737792 JUST4TDAY - Anger management https://www.minds.com/groups/profile/1206591136550469632 GRATITUDE + APPRECIATION - @kdjh - @lookowt