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Old 11-12-2014, 10:57 PM   #1
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Default So What Does It Mean?

Different things to different folks!

Someone put this together and they sure worked hard.

I really enjoyed this I hope you do as well.

AA = Absolute Abstinence
AA = Attitude Adjustment
AA = Altered Attitudes
AA's -R-Us = Alcoholics Anonymous-Recovery -Unity -Service
ABC = Acceptance Belief Change
ACTION = Any Change To Improve Our Nature
ACTION = Any Change Toward Improving One's Nature
ALCOHOLICS = A Life Centered On Helping Others Live In Complete Sobriety
ASK = Ass Saving Kit
BIG BOOK = Believing In God, Beats Our Old Knowledge

BUT = Being Unconvinced Totally
CALM = Can Anger Leave Me
Care = Comforting And Reassuring Eachother
CHANGE = Choosing Honesty Allows New Growth Every Day
COURAGE = Cause Of Using Recovery As Great Effort
DENIAL = Don't Even Know I Am Lying
DETACH = Don't Even Think About Changing Him (or Her)
DRY= Doing Recovery Yourself
DUES = Desperately Using Everything But Sobriety
EDI not DIE = Easy Does It NOT Does It Easy
EGO = Easing God Out
FAITH = Fantastic Adventure In Trusting Him
FAITH = For All I Trust Him
FAITH = Facing An Inner Truth Heals
FEAR = Face Everything And Recover
FEAR = Failure Expected And Received.
FEAR = Forgetting Everything (is) All Right
FEAR = Feelings Expressed Allows Relief
FEAR = Frantic Efforts to Appear Recovered
FEAR = False Evidence Appearing real
FINE = Frantic, Insane, Nuts & Egotistical
FINE = Free, Independent, New, & Energetic
GIFT = God Is Forever There
GIFTS = Getting It From The Steps
GOD = Give Others Dignity
GUT = God's Undeniable Truth
HALT = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired
HELP = His Ever Loving Presence
HELP = Hope Encouragement Love & Patience
HOPE = Happy Our Program Exists
HOPE = Hearing Other People's Experience
HOPE = Hang On Peace Exists
HOPE = Honest Open Positive Environment
HOW = Honesty, Open-mindedness, Willingness
KISS = Keep It Simple Stupid {Sweetheart}
KISS = Keep It Simple Spiritually
LOVE = Living Our Victories Everyday
NUTS = Not Using The Steps
PMS = Poor Me Syndrome
PROGRAM = People Relying On God, Relaying A Message
PUSH = Pray Until Something Happens.
RAGE = Real Angry Gut- level Ego.
RID = Restless Irritable Discontent.
SLIP = Sobriety Losing Its Priority
SLIP = Still Living In the Past
SOBER = Son Ofa pregnant dog Everything's Real
SOBER = Staying Off Booze Enjoying Recovery.
SPONSOR = Sober Person Offering Newcomers Suggestions On Recovery
STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem In Sobriety
STOP = Sicker Than Other People
SWAT = Surrender Willingness Acceptance & Trust
THINK = Today Happiness I Now Know
TIME = Things I Must Earn
TRUST = Try Relying Upon The Steps
WILLING = When I Live Life I Need God
YET = You're Eligible Too

Thanks Tiger, for sharing. A truly awesome set of ABCs.
Love this, posted on another site in 2004, some things get lost, buried, not only in our home but in our mind, and it is good to be able to reference them and have them to go back to.


Love always,


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