Thursday, November 06, 2008

Thursday Morning


I remember when Thursday morning was so much fun because we had half-nAAked thursday.  But then it changed and then it was over.  I just spent 15 minutes looking for it and it isn't even there anymore.  It was fun while it lasted.

I am frantic busy again.  I am heading out of here for a 6:30 a.m. meeting to start the day, and then a full day of work.  After work, I am meeting 3 AA friends for dinner at a middle-eastern restaurant.  I shall enjoy that.  But right now, I just wish I could get back in bed and go back to sleep.  

But I won't.  One important thing I learned in my early years of sobriety is that you take the right action and the good feelings will follow.  If you wait till you feel like doing something, it may never happen.  There is a cute little saying to describe that, but I can't even think of it right now.  Oh, wait, I think it is:

You can't think your way into right living, but you can live your way into right thinking.

Is that it?

In other words, there is no chapter in our big book called "Into Thinking," but there is one called "Into Action."

Have an action-packed sober day, OK?

13 comments:

Lou said...

I remember that blog. Wasn't it the one where you always posted pictures of your feet?

Scott W said...

I do believe that is the sentence. Although it is awfully early for me to be thinking. Or acting. I will just stick to my cuppa joe for now.

Trailboss said...

The only thing that got me out of bed this morning was my full bladder.

Pam said...

YES...if I waited until I "felt like" doing something....I would still be in my bed this morning. I remember the picture of Dave in front of a window with a short robe on and you could see is Hooey in the window reflection...on 1/2 naked Thursday that is.......remember that?

dAAve said...

I miss half-nAAked thursday too. OH well. That Too Passed.

Will you be flying all day so you can eat at that middle eastern restaurant. Or is there one in town?

AlkySeltzer said...

Action, yeah! It's 9:30 AM, and I've already attended (well, "been present at!") three AA meetings. AND I feel GREAT!--caffein, anyone?

Mary, for four months I've been reading now and then, about how great this blogosphere USED to be. Aside from the "half-nAAked thursday" (sounds like fun!)...what else has changed? Maybe some of us new folks would help to "go back"? Would you consider putting up a paragraph or so about whatcha might call "The Old Days"?

Syd said...

I did my best to post half naked photos of myself. And tried to revive it. But I guess it's time came and went.

Kathy Lynne said...

beautiful picture..

~Tyra~ said...

I have really learned that doing the next right thing does work!

♥Shann♥ said...

Hello, lets do it again...? I am down... and I am so having an action packed sober day! Hope you are too! ♥

Zanejabbers said...

Yeah, that's the ticket. MC, what happened to the full report on your shopping trip to Costco? Or did I just miss it.

Zanejabbers said...

Oh yeah, enjoy dinner with two other alkies. Whenever two or more are gathered................

Mary Christine said...

Thanks for the reminder Zane. Gas was $2.29 per gal on Saturday. 20¢ more than you paid!