Definition of Heard:
Be told or informed of.

of Heard: 
Discovered, learned, gathered, gleaned, ascertained, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
Readers are encouraged to click external links for more detail.
We hope you find them helpful.

Love in fellowship.


What is the difference between pride and humility?
Pride is WHO is right. Humility is WHAT is right.”

“Anger is only a symptom of what is really going on.”
“Those who abandon their dreams will discourage yours.”

“Would you like to be right or happy?”
“When I came to recovery I realized that being a child for forty plus years nearly killed me.”

“When you dance with a gorilla, it’s the gorilla who decides when to stop.”
“My definition of balance is being able to obsess equally in all areas of my life.”

“Remember, ladies, the men are sober and the lights are on!”
“I try not to pole vault over mouse turds or fire a shotgun at an ant.”

“Nowhere at the end of any of the Steps does it say ‘and you will like it.’ You just have to do it. You’ll like reality, it just takes some getting used to.”


Can’t Help You – If You Aren’t Here!”
“Don’t forget that the world record is 24 hours.”

“Anything worth doing, is worth doing wrong. Give up perfectionism and replace it with Rule No. 62!”
“Courage is Fear that has Learned How to Pray.”

“Things aren’t necessarily going wrong just because they’re not going my way.”
“The difference between scared and sacred is how we ‘C’ ourselves.”

“If you want to change who you are, change what you do.”
“All you get from sitting on the pity pot is a big ring around your butt.”

“Time takes time.”
“What if there were no “what if” to what if about?”

“It always feels like home when I walk into an AA meeting.”


What a world this would be if we could forget our troubles as easily as we forget our blessings. –Diane Aschoff

Because I have listened definitely to one thing from God, it does not follow that I will listen to everything He says. I can only hear God’s voice at certain times; at other times I am taken up with things – things which I say I must do, and I become deaf to Him, I am not living the life of a child. –Oswald Chambers | More….


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