Maybe the Answer Is “No”

The path

Thought for today: It’s been said that “the truth is in the numbers”, because numbers have a way of being definitive; who can argue with “2 + 2 = 4”? But what should we do if our spending plan numbers don’t add up?  What if our paycheck isn’t covering the basics?  What if the cash in our […]

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Ready For Freedom

The Highway

Thought for today If we go through the Twelve Steps, we will most likely find a spiritual awakening beyond our wildest dreams.  We will know “a new happiness and a new freedom”. This is not to say it will be easy to take the Steps.  Consider this one, which seems to ask an impossible lot […]

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Truth and Solvency

LotusFlower

Thought for today: It’s been said that “you’re as sick as your secrets”.   Secrets have a way of taking energy from us, while the truth generally allows us to grow in energy. When secrets are many, we risk tripping over them, like clutter in a room.  We dare not talk about our problems in public.  We hide […]

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Reflections On Resentments

Reflections

Thought for today: Resentment is the re-feeling of old wounds – and it was our #1 problem.  It made us feel justified in lashing out at an unjust world in anger. A personal share: “Before Step Four, old resentments, fears and pride about my money issues ran my life. As a result, I often hurt those closest […]

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“How I Discovered the Answers to All My Problems”

Affirmations reach upward

Thought for today: What if there was a way to discover everything that was causing us problems with relationships?  Wouldn’t that be an incredible tool?  Enter Step Four… Step 4: “Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.” A personal share: “When I was ready to take Step Four I made the list just […]

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12 Ideas That Ensure Our Future

Reflections

Thought for today: Money, prestige, and power dominate our world.  So how does an “Anonymous” organization exist?  Anonymity seems like “ego-deflation” in depth! Actually, the there is a lot we can learn a lot from anonymity when we consider it… A personal share:  “When my debting got out of hand, I was grateful DA was there.  […]

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“I Am A Debt Addict!”

Our common welfare depends on DA unity

Thought for today: Debtors Anonymous (DA) helps people who suffer from problems with credit card debt. A personal share: “I am a whore for debt.  At any moment I will give it all away! “I’m here now in the DA program to get better, stay better, and to keep the memory of my debting green. […]

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4 Ways “Acceptance” Helps You Solve Problems

Acceptance

Thought for today: Here is a quote from one of the many stories in the AA Big Book: “Acceptance is the answer to all my problems”.   Does that sound unbelievable? Think about it: When we accept a creditor’s need for regular on-time payments, we wind up communicating more effectively with them.  We feel better […]

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4 Ways to Eliminate Time-Clutter In Business and Personal Life to Achieve Your Vision

Thought for today: Sometimes to recover from compulsive debting it helps to develop our Visions for the future. A Vision board helps us map out where we want to head in the future, to make our Action Plan a reality.  We cut pictures out of magazines, and make collages with the things we want to get, do […]

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9 Ways to Unleash Our Spiritual Timing

Simple is beautiful

Thought for today: Time can be our friend.  It takes time to grow plants, people, relationships. Time can also be our enemy if we suffer from time clutter addiction.  The adrenaline rush of “busyaholism,” overdoing, perfectionism, over-achieving, and information overload. Clutterers Anonymous (CLA) has a pamphlet about Spiritual Timing to help. A personal share: “I discovered the CLA […]

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