Things I Have Learned the Hard way…..
If I have a pound of resentment, it takes two pounds of energy to keep it under control.Therefore, if I unload a pound of resentment, I get three pounds back that I can then use for the enjoyment of life and for service.
-I can not cure my sick mind with my sick mind.
If -I don’t know what to do, I should:
……1. Ask God for his will.
……2. Believe He will answer.
……3. Wait for the answer.
-If I go to a good program meeting and say, “I just murdered someone,” they would respond, “Well, we have to phone the police, but we love you very much.” Said by a grateful woman at an meeting.
-One of the roads to madness: “I could be happy if… The other road to madness is What if.
-I need your encouragement sometimes and you need my encouragement sometimes, if we are both to live in courage.
-My thing sometimes is, “Ready. Fire. Aim”. Sometimes saying nothing is the right thing to say.
-I am not fun to be around when I am resentful.
-Being overworked by good deeds and ignoring my need to rest, is neither mature or spiritual. Happy is better than sad. It took me decades t0 learn this one.
-I have a lifetime to learn from both the good and seemingly bad experiences of my life.