Definition of Money:
A current medium of exchange in the form of coins and banknotes
Synonyms of Money:
Currency, legal tender, bread, loot, readies, shekels, lolly, 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.
In our drinking time, we acted as if the money supply were inexhaustible. Money was the symbol of pleasure and self-importance.
Although financial recovery is on the way for many of us, we find we cannot place money first. For us, material well-being always follows spiritual progress; it never precedes.–As Bill Sees It | More… (p.177)
Men who cry for money and shelter as a condition of their sobriety are on the wrong track. It is not whether we shall give that is the question, but when and how to give.
Whenever we put our work on a material plane, the alcoholic commences to rely upon alms rather than upon a Higher Power and the A.A. group. We simply do not stop drinking so long as we place material dependence upon other people ahead of dependence on God. –As Bill Sees It | More… (p.239)
During financial hard times, we can learn to “walk on water” with money issues. If we make out a budget, and there’s not enough money to survive and pay legitimate expenses, do your best, then let go.
Trust your Source to supply your needs. If an emergency arises, and there is no cash to meet the need, look beyond your wallet.
Look to your Source. Claim a Divine supply, an unlimited supply, for all that you need.
We know that money is a necessary part of being alive and living; so does our Higher Power. –The Language of Letting Go/Melody Beattie | More…