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Self-Subtraction

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In a meeting many years ago, people with strong long-term recovery shared on the topic of placing Principles before personalities. They said they had learned, over the years, to focus on what was shared rather than who was sharing it. This reminds me of a slogan my spiritual teacher shared with me: “Peace equals this moment minus my opinion of it.” One of the ways I attempt to practice this suggestion is by closing my eyes when listening to a share in a meeting. I listen for the feeling behind the share and the recovery treasures within the share. I

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