Definition of Perseverance:
Persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success

of Perseverance:
Persistence, tenacity, determination, resolve, resolution, resoluteness, staying power, 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.


Perseverance stems from a belief that things get better when we roll-up our sleeves and do something.  Sobriety is about comprehending that in our lives we reflect the message. –Father Leo | More…

God has created man with the ability to make the dream come true; This is not to say it is easy… but it is harder not to dream! –Father Leo | More…

We often tend to slight serious meditation and prayer as something not really necessary. In A.A. we have found that the actual good results of prayer are beyond question. They are matters of knowledge and experience. –As Bill Sees It | More… (p.127)


In that alcoholic world, one drink always leads to another and you can’t stop till you’re paralyzed. I must learn to accept self-discipline. I must try never to yield one point that I have already won. –24Hours | More…

We have something special, uniquely our own to offer in this life. We also have the potential to offer it successfully, however, we don’t always realize our potential.

Many of us stifled our development with fears of failure, low self-worth, assumed inadequacies. The past need plague us no longer.

Abilities stand ready to be tapped, goals and projects await our recognition. Any commitment we make to a task that draws our interest will be reinforced by God’s commitment to our efforts.

We have a partner. Our efforts are always doubled when we make them–truly make them. –Each Day A New Beginning/Karen Casey | More…


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