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Apr.13.2014
April 13       WILLING PIECRUST     I lay the crust of my will over the pie plate of God’s will for me.  I must have the willingness to trim off the excesses.  I hesitate; I worked hard to roll it out.  I know from past experience, when hot issues come up,...
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Mar.10.2014
March 10       VOLUNTARY MUTE   I have learned I don’t have to answer just because someone asks.  I have learned to change subjects.  I have learned it is better to say nothing.  Repeating the phrase, ‘it’s just my opinion,’ followed with, ‘I could be wrong,’ has...
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Jan.01.2014
January 1     THE COWS ARE HIGHER THAN THE HOUSE     I got sober only to end up living in a house where the cows are higher than the house.  I mean, next to my house there is a hill. The hill is surrounded by a fence.  The cows are pastured inside the fence.  ...
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Sep.16.2013
September 16     Hand Washing   I live a simple life now; I handle life as it is dished up.  I no longer need to make use of the dish prison.  Living an orderly active life I find it untenable to have my favorite spoon or bowl held hostage until I make enough mess to run...
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Aug.10.2013
August 10     Michal Rovner   I have numbered all the blocks in my ancestral walls.  This has enabled me to recreate them stone by stone everywhere I go.  It all fits to create the tomb I now have to learn to leave.  I must change the equation and reorder the numbers...
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Jul.10.2013
July 10     Special     Is it the wiring between my ears, the size of the pump in my chest?  The difference which can be seen when you look from me to the neighbors? I know that you feel me to be special.  I feel me to be special, too, just like you.  Defining...
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Jul.03.2013
July 3     Trouble with Geometry     You are not allowed to get into trouble on purpose, that’s the rule and if you do you will get no sympathy that’s the corollary.  Life is too hard to go looking for trouble, running toward danger, whining about self-inflicted pain....
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Apr.03.2013
  April 3       Unfettered     “The difference between a demand and a request is apparent to everyone.”  A drunk once said this and I hold it to my heart.  I can not be bullied or swindled into a corner; neither will I allow you to put a rope around my neck...
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Jan.11.2013
  January 11       Pepo     My father used to destroy a perfectly good watermelon by cutting a triangle in the top and pouring a bottle of vodka into it.  I used to destroy my perfectly good melon the same way.  Emulating bad ideas in new ways was a onetime...
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Dec.22.2012
  December 22   CHANGE IN MENU       If God is drunk we pray for spiritual sobriety and strong sponsorship.  If God is sober we ask for these things on God’s behalf and glory in answered prayer.  It is amazing that the rain comes down if I dance for it or not....