Twenty-Five Words: How The Serenity Prayer Can Save Your Life
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Rogers' willingness and ability to translate the wisdom of the Serenity Prayer into the nuts and bolts of her life shows that recovery is never about theory alone; it is a connection of the heart that demands we live from the inside out." --Earnie Larsen, author of Believing in Myself: Self Esteem Daily Meditations and Stage II Recovery: Life Beyond Addiction and The Healer's Way. "Twenty-Five Words is a marvelous read. Ms
It all begins with "meee, meee, meee," she writes. Barb Rogers' own story starts in the depths of alcoholism, with deceased children, broken marriages, lost jobs. We shouldn't whine or scream or go off on a tear. When Barb Rogers first heard this prayer a quarter of a century ago, she could scarcely credit it and hadn't the ears to believe it. We shouldn't take them personally. Then there are some things we can change, and we should probably take a look at those as well. There are some things we should accept, period. These Twenty-five words are the bedrock of the worldwide Alcoholics Anonymous movement, a movement that has saved and improved millions of lives. Sure there were reasons, but reasons didn't change anything: the Serenity Prayer did.. As in, Why is God doing all these things to meee? Why doesn't God understand that I know what's best for mee and do what I ask him to? Why are other people doing all these things to mee? Well as it turns out, it's not all about "mee." Rogers tells her story and invites re
In the '90s she moved to Arizona to focus on her writing. Barb Rogers is a professional costume designer, the founder of Broadway Bazaar Costumes, and author of two books on costuming. . You can find Barb online at BarbRogersInspirations. She is the author of Twenty-Five Words: How the Serenity Prayer Can Save Your Life and Clutter Ju
"Five Stars" according to Lynette K Knapp. True inspiration for addiction recovery.. "Living The Prayer" according to Story Circle Book Reviews. Inspiring words by the author: "It may have taken me a long time and a lot of misery to get to the point of surrender, but once there the result was instantaneous. Once there, I understood that this is what I'd been moving toward my entire life. It took me every moment, every experience, every person I'd ever encountered, to bring me to that one moment on my knees. I knew there was a plan, and I was part of it. My life was forever changed."Rogers draws examples from her personal experience and, with brutal honesty, shares . "Life Saving" according to Barb. This book was absolutely amazing! It was placed in my hand at the right time of my life, and I am so grateful! I initally purchased this book to help me overcome my sister's addiction. Yes, it did help me understand and accept the things I can not change. More importantly, it opened up my mind to a new way of thinking, and a new way of life. I am excited for what is ahead of me!