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Life in Recovery

By: jjrocksarizona
Mood: Full of life
Date: Jun 24, 2013
Music: More than a Feeling Boston


WE USED TO GET THE RESULTS - WE NOW GET FROM NOTUSING


We used: to know a new freedom and a new happiness.
By not using: we know a new freedom and a new happiness.

We used: so as not to regret the past and to shut the door on it.
By not using: we do not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it.

We used: to comprehend the word serenity and to know peace.
By not using: we comprehend the word serenity and we know peace.

We used: to feel that no matter how far down the scale we have gone, we could see how our experience could benefit others.
By not using: we knew that no matter how far down the scale we have gone, we see how our experience can benefit others.

We used: so the feeling of uselessness and self-pity would disappear.
By not using: the feeling of uselessness and self-pity slip away.

We used: to lose interest in selfish things and gain interest in our fellows.
By not using: we lose interest in selfish things and gain interest in our fellows.

We used: to lose the feeling of self-seeking.
By not using: we lose the feeling of self-seeking.

We used: to change our whole attitude and outlook upon life.
By not using: our whole attitude and outlook upon life changes.

We used: to lose the fear of people and of economic insecurity.
By not using: we lose the fear of people and of economic insecurity.

We used: to figure our how to handle situations which used to baffle us.
By not using: we intuitively know how to handle situations which used to baffle us.

We used: because we could not do things for ourselves that we wanted to do.
By not using: we realize that God is doing for us what we can not do for ourselves.
NA hugs,
JJ




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