3. Straight


3. STRAIGHT   Reality does not bend to our perception of it. Instead it offers us very clear clues about where things stand. We are wise when we recognize them and respond appropriately. Straight thinking can save us. Clinging too long to assumptions that everything is normal when it’s not can do great harm. [More…

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7. Excuse


1. INSANITY   Page 37 of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous talks about a type of insanity that is unique to alcoholics and addicts. The writer, Bill Wilson, openly admits that he did not take the definition out of a medical or psychological diagnostics manual.   “Whatever the precise definition of the word may be,…

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