Like any process, once we reach a point of decision it is best to go forward in the manner prescribed, attempting to follow the road map left by others to the destination. Ours is a path where we don’t need to take detours or to explore side passages.http://www.nawol.org/2012_step4.htm
Source: We may have felt as though our spirit wanted to emerge, but we didn’t know how to let it. The Fourth Step provides a release and gives us the potential to change. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY
Laughter can draw others to you and lighten your load in life. When you begin to laugh at life and at yourself, you gain new perspectives on your struggle. Begin today. Emilie Barnes
Source: The gods cannot help one who loses opportunities. Chinese. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY
In one hand the Qur’vn, in the other a wineglass,Sometimes keeping the rules, sometimes breaking them.Here we are in this world, unripe and raw,Not outright heathens, not quite Muslims.Mujir (12th century)
Source: “She knew the true shape of the world. All else was shadow and the sound of distant drums.” ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Slow Regard of Silent Things. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY
“If you are a member of a small group or class, I urge you to make a group covenant that includes the nine characteristics of biblical fellowship: We will share our true feelings (authenticity), forgive each other (mercy), speak the truth in love (honesty), admit our weaknesses (humility), respect our differences (courtesy), not gossip (confidentiality), and make group a priority (frequency).”― Rick Warren, The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth am I Here for?
Source: It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.” | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY
Now there spreaden a rumour that everich night The rooms is haunted been by many a Sprite, The Miller avoucheth, and all thereabout That they full oft hearen the Hellish Rout, Some faine they hear the gingling of Chains, And some hath heard the Psautries straines, At midnight some the headless Horse i meet, And some espien a Corse in a white Sheet; And other things, Faye, Elfin and Elfe, And shapes that Fear createn to itself.”
Source: “Saw a little girl touch a big bug and shout, “I conquered my fear! YES!” and calmly walk away. I was inspired.” ― Nathan Fillion | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY
Hibiscus Flowers where ever I look,Reds and blues and the pretty white,Freshly taken from a picture book,They fill me with great delight.
Source: “Oh, give me my own home – its care – lessness | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY