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Words of Inspiration

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  1. justfortoday
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    12 Aug 2019
    26 Sep 2019
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    I was reading Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl (for the 2nd time), and came across this quote. I now have it taped above my desk so that I'm reminded how important that "space" is during my quit.

    "Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In that response lies our growth and our freedom."

    I wish you all a happy day.
  2. atp
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    31 Dec 2018
    26 Sep 2019 in reply to justfortoday
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    Yeah, that is a good one. 

    A few weeks ago I was sitting on my deck enjoying a beer and the thought of having a smoke entered my mind. It just seemed like the natural thing to want to do at that moment. That is the ingrained habit that takes some time to overcome. That was the moment of my power to choose. 

    The point is, don't feel weak because you are tempted, feel strong because you resisted.  
  3. wimporswim
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    29 Nov 2017
    26 Sep 2019
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    Yes!  We have to make a choice.  And today....we choose not to smoke!
  4. optimist
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    11 Jul 2019
    25 Oct 2019
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    I have also read Viktor Frankl's book a couple of times in my life.  Wise man.  The quote you chose is excellent for those of us trying to be free from addiction.  Thank you for sharing it.
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