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Postby Tim » Mon Nov 17, 2008 12:21 am

If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans
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Postby Dallas » Mon Nov 17, 2008 5:09 pm

Why would God laugh at my plans
when He was the one that asked me to make them as part of Step 11?



(That has always been my comment -- when I've heard the comment above) :lol: :lol:
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Postby Tim » Mon Nov 17, 2008 6:45 pm

Dallas wrote:
Why would God laugh at my plans
when He was the one that asked me to make them as part of Step 11?(That has always been my comment -- when I've heard the comment above) :lol: :lol:


God is laughing at your plans for you, not at his plans for you.
That's how I understand Step 11.
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Postby Dallas » Mon Nov 17, 2008 9:06 pm

Big Book: page 86 wrote:On awakening let us think about the twenty-four
ahead. We consider our plans for the day. Before
begin, we ask God to direct our thinking, especially asking
that it be divorced from self-pity, dishonest or self-seeking
motives. Under these conditions we can employ our mental
faculties with assurance, for after all God gave us brains
to use. Our thought-life will be placed on a much higher
plane when our thinking is cleared of wrong motives.


:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Tim » Tue Nov 18, 2008 4:03 pm

:mrgreen:
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Postby sunlight » Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:40 pm

Hi Tim!

Loved your post on the quotes & sayings.

What does the emoticon Mr. Green :mrgreen: mean?
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Postby Tim » Wed Nov 19, 2008 12:56 am

sunlight wrote:What does the emoticon Mr. Green :mrgreen: mean?


Kermit the Frog famously said, "It's not easy being green", but this Mr Green has a big, toothy smile because he's happy, joyous and free!
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Postby sunlight » Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:14 pm

"I don't take myself very seriously, but I take the disease of alcoholism VERY seriously!" thanks Don!
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Postby sunlight » Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:16 pm

"I burned out everything - money, women, cars... But you can't burn out God." thanks Art
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Postby sunlight » Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:34 am


"There's no point in asking God to help keep me sober today if I have no intention of staying sober"
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