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Slogans by “The Rooms”

**This is a list of slogans that have been shared around the rooms for many years.  All credit for these slogans goes to the members of 12 Step Programs.  We are grateful to be able to share this list with you.  If we have missed any slogans that you know of, please comment on this blog.

One Day at a Time
First Things First
Don’t Give up Before the Miracle Happens
Attitude of Gratitude
Think, Think, Think
Keep it Simple Stupid
The Elevator is Broken, Take the Steps
Stay Sober and Carry the Message
Think the First Drink Through
Trust God and Clean House
Easy Does It But do It
Do the Next Right Thing
First Thought Wrong
Just For Today
Clean and Serene
You’re Time to Shine
Turn It Over
Let Go and Let God
Higher Powered
This Too Shall Pass
Live and Let Live
Time Takes Time
Humility is Not Thinking Less of Yourself, But Thinking of Yourself Less
It Works if you Work It
TIME: Things I must Earn
Keep Coming Back
Learn to Listen and Listen to Learn
Principles Before Personalities
Misery is Optional
Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes
If your ass falls off, put in a bag and bring it to a Meeting
Meeting Makers Make It  Don’t Drink and Go to Meetings
Experience Strength and Hope not Opinions, Bullshit and Dope
Feelings are not Facts
You Cannot Graft a New Idea on a Closed Mind
Take What you Like and Leave the Rest
Surrender to Win
More will be Revealed
You are Not Alone
Good Orderly Direction
Wherever You go You Take Yourself
Fake it Till you Make it  FEAR: False Expectations Appearing Real
When the pain gets great enough
Acceptance is the answer to all my problems today
We Have a Daily Reprieve
Denial is not a river in Egypt
We are not a Glum Lot
I am right where I am supposed to be
To thy own self be True
90 Meetings in 90 days
Pain Shared is Pain Lessened
Self Will Run Riot
Take the cotton out of your ears and put it in your mouth
Two Sickies don’t make a Welly
Think the Drink Through
But for the Grace of God There go I
I can’t, He can, I think I’ll let Him
Stick with the Winners
We are All Here Because We aren’t All There
Remember Your Last Drunk
Keep it Green
Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired
We Keep What We Have By Giving it Away
Half Measures Availed us Nothing
Bring the body and the mind will follow
Trust God and Clean House
Move a muscle change a thought
From Park Avenue to the Park Bench
We are Only as Sick as Our Secrets
One is too Many a Thousand is Never Enough
When the student is ready the teacher will appear
Happy, Joyous and Free
HOW: Honesty, Open Mindedness and Willingness!