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Old 12-21-2012, 09:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If you could give a newcomer 1 gift you receive from your sobriety, what would it be?


If I could, I would give a newcomer the lasting self respect that sobriety has given me.

What would you give to a newcomer from your sobriety?
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Old 12-21-2012, 09:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-21-2012, 09:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:59 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:26 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I would like to give the newcomer that is now sitting in the early morning with his or hers head in their hands, filled with regret and shame and sickness, the knowledge that they Can choose a better way one day at a time. The knowledge they can choose not to drink Now, and string those days into a beautiful, peaceful life.
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