Delve into the wisdom contained in the ‘Big Book’ of Alcoholics Anonymous: explore its guidance on awakening, reflections on self-pity and dishonest motives, and ways to release resentment.
What page in the big book is upon awakening?
Big Book, pages 86-7; On awakening pray: God, I ask you to direct my thinking, I especially ask that my thinking be divorced from self-pity, dishonest or self-seeking motives.
What is the on awakening reading?
This is a reading from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. It provides insight in letting go and letting God and is recommended for listening at the start of the day.
What does the big book say about morbid reflection?
On page 86 of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous it says, But we must be careful not to drift into worry, remorse or morbid reflection, for that would diminish our usefulness to others.
What is the AA resentment prayer?
“God, Please help me to be free of anger and to see that the world and its people have dominated me. Show me that the wrong-doing of others, fancied or real, has the power to actually kill me. Help me to master my resentments by understanding that the people who wrong me were perhaps spiritually sick.
How do you release resentment?
Recognize the value of forgiveness and how it can improve your life. Identify what needs healing and who you want to forgive. Join a support group or see a counselor. Acknowledge your emotions about the harm done to you, recognize how those emotions affect your behavior, and work to release them.