Some Helpful Numbers
Some Reminders
Nov. 22, 2005
AA - Alcoholics Anonymous Dosing hours Monday through
214-887-6699 Friday are 5:30 am to 11:30 am
NA - Narcotics Anonymous
972-699-9306 Counseling is available 5:30 am to 12:30 pm    Recovery is a Journey
OA - Overeaters Anonymous "God have burdens, also shoulders."
512-327-2802 Clinic hours on Saturday are Some days we wake up and we
Problem Gamblers Help-Line 6:00 am to 9:00 am know we can't get out of bed. We
800-742-0443   lay there, trying to force ourselves,
SA - Sex/Love Addicts Annon. Closed on Sunday but none of the usual motivations
800-477-8191 work. We may be sad, we may
DA - Debtors Anonymous Please remember to bring your be grieving, or we may just be
713-797-8441 lock boxes. tired. It's hard to resist the tempta-
Shoplifters Anonymous COME TO GROUP tion to believe everyone else is
713-840-1833 WE ARE MEETING EVERY functioning with ease. "They all
Recovery Related Stuff SATURDAY FROM show up for work, etc. So, what's 8:30 AM TO 9:15 AM wrong with me?" The more frantic
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Recovery is a Journey cont.
may lapse into old ways of thinking
to others or apologize for what
and behaving in an attempt to get
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we are going through. Instead,
Affected by Addiction
we can be gentle, giving our
If we believe we can't get out of
bodies, minds, emotions, and
bed, there's usually a good reason.
spirits what they require. We
We can give ourselves permission
can turn the day over to God's
to discover how to take care of
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ourselves in a healthy manner. Or,
we can continue to be victims.
The Twelfth Step Ministry
Maybe it‘s a day to stop & nurture
of the
ourselves, not force ourselves to
Lovers Lane United Methodist
keep going. Maybe it‘s a day to
We have been awarded a
say "No." Maybe it's a day to say
three year accreditation!
"Wait." Only we know what we
Lots of support groups of various
really need or genuinely want. We
interests. Check their web site.
do not have to compare ourselves (continued in column 2)
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