Overheard #6

Overheard from AA speaker Tareq K.: “Half my mind creates bullshit and the other half buys it.”   So very true for this alcoholic!

Overheard #5

From Al-Anon’s “One Day at a Time in Al-Anon”: “Never trouble trouble until trouble troubles you” Love it!

Overheard #4

Heard on a speaker tape: (on the sentence on pg. 30 of the big book: The idea that somehow, someday he will control and enjoy his drinking is the great obsession of every abnormal drinker) “When I controlled my drinking, I wasn’t enjoying it.  When I was enjoying it, I wasn’t controlling it”    

Overheard #3

“We need to be treated extraordinarily just to feel ordinary.”   – from a speaker tape

Overheard #2

A newly sober member vents… “I’m mad when others drink, I’m mad when they don’t!!”

Overheard #1

Overheard tonight at meeting: “This is the only fellowship where the more you screw up, the more they want you”