Living Sober through the Psalms

Sober Thought of the Day
“I like to change liquor stores frequently because the clerks got to know your habits if you went in night and day and bought huge quantities. I could feel them wondering why I wasn’t dead yet and it made me uncomfortable. They probably weren’t thinking any such thing, but then a man gets paranoid when he has 300 hangovers a year.”  Charles Bukowski,Women

I used to do this with convenience stores. I would never buy beer at the same store two days in a row.  But it didn’t matter. The clerks know which customers are the ones with problems. Number 9

Psalm of the Day
Responsorial Psalm PS 106:19-20, 21-22, 23

R. (4a) Remember us, O Lord, as you favor your people.

Our fathers made a calf in Horeb
and adored a molten image;
They exchanged their glory
for the image of a…

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  1. Yep, been there. I had 6 different liquor stores that I rotated through for my daily beer runs. That way every time I walked into a beer store we were always “friends” and no one beer clerk could ever give me that “eye”.

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