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This beautiful, Fourth Volume will enrich your recovery for years to come!

his wonderful new Wisdom of the Rooms, Volume Four contains some of the best Wisdom Quotes yet!  Including:

  •  “When I wake up in the morning, 80% of the things in my head are none of my business.”
  •  “It all works out in the end.  If it hasn’t worked out yet, it’s not the end.”
  •  “God’s message to me is ‘Stay out of the way, but be ready!’”
  •  “If you’re on the train long enough, the scenery will change.”

This Fourth Volume of The Wisdom of the Rooms is perhaps the richest volume yet and it is filled with some of my favorite twelve step quotes and sayings.  I don’t know when (or if) I’ll be publishing another volume of quotes, so if you like the previous volumes, then I urge you to pick up this volume now.

Here is what people are already saying about Wisdom of the Rooms, Volume Four:

Praise for “The Wisdom of the Rooms: A Year of Weekly Reflections, Volume Four”

"The Wisdom of the Rooms, Volume Four is a delightful book, which can be read many times over.  Michael Z introduces the reader to a bouquet of interesting quotes and sayings assembled from his wide range of exposure to the addiction recovery field.  Readers are encouraged to pick and choose his or her way through various quotes by using the reflection questions which help deepen their insight.  The Wisdom of the Rooms makes a great addition to the recovery library.”

-- Barbara Sinor, Ph.D., Author, Tales of Addiction and Inspiration for Recovery

"I regularly share these passages with my patients in our morning groups at Sierra Tucson, and they consistently relate to them and ask for copies. Thank you for your fine service, Michael Z.  Keep up the good work!"

-- Phillip S. Mitchell, M.A., MFT (CA), MAC, Primary Therapist, Lecturer, Sierra Tucson Treatment Center


"The Wisdom of the Rooms, Volume Four speaks to core, common issues that people with addiction struggle with, and explains them in understandable, humble and enlightening reflections. The honest insights (triggered by quotes and sayings often shared in recovery circles) are tinged with wisdom. Michael's willingness to share openly about his regrettable behaviors, and how he continued to grow in spite of himself, will serve as a light raised in a dark passageway, letting others see themselves, and ultimately to forgive and love themselves. Highly recommended for those wishing to deepen their understanding and experience of recovery."

---    Kelly Madigan Erlandson, LADC, Author, Getting Sober: A Practical Guide to Making it Through the First 30 Days

"The weekly Wisdom of the Rooms has become a huge tool in my recovery.  The messages are simple and always hit home, and for whatever reason they are usually timely in regards to where I am in my recovery.  Again, thank you for sharing The Wisdom of the Rooms.  Here is something I heard in my early recovery that helped me learn to share:  “A sorrow shared is half a sorrow, and a joy shared is doubled.” God bless."

-- Ken L, Grateful Recovery Compulsive Gambler

"I always look forward to Mondays because I know that I will receive a new quote from The Wisdom of the Rooms. Over the years, these Wisdom quotes have given me insight into my faulty thinking patterns, courage to face my fears, and tools to adopt a healthier, addiction-free life. I am so thankful to Michael Z for reaching out to others and giving them a helping hand to pull them out of their pain."

-- Nancy H.

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People are calling Wisdom of the Rooms, Volume Three “The Best Wisdom Book Yet!”  With classic Twelve Step Quotes like:

  • “In recovery there are no losers, just slow winners.”
  • “If you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans.”
  • “The less full of ourselves we are, the more room there is for others.”

This New Volume of Wisdom Quotes is sure to become your favorite, too!  This book is packed with memorable quotes and insightful reflection questions that will help you deepen your recovery and improve your relationship with others and your Higher Power.  If you like The Wisdom of the Rooms, then you’ll love the new Wisdom, Volume Three!  Order a copy for yourself, and for those you love!


Praise for “The Wisdom of the Rooms: A Year of Weekly Reflections, Volume Three”

In this third volume of The Wisdom of the Rooms, Michael Z continues to make an important contribution to the recovery literature.  This book is a wonderful tool for both the newcomer and the old timer

- Stephanie S. Covington, Ph.D., author of A Woman's Way through the Twelve Steps

"Michael Z has once again captured some of the greatest bits of homegrown Wisdom and packaged them into his latest volume, ready to read, re-read and share with those you care about."

-Joe Herzanek, Author of, Why Don’t They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery

"It's like having the wisdom of the old timers in the palm of your hand"

- Jeff Jay, coauthor of Love First and At Wit's End

“The saying, ‘Words are worth their weight in gold,’ comes to life in Michael Z's latestWisdom of the Rooms, Vol. Two. This little book of wisdom is a wonderful companion as we walk, and sometimes fall off, our path of recovery, whether addicted to a chemical or love. An uplifting and deeply fulfilling book that I highly recommend.”

Brenda Schaeffer, Psychologist, Addiction Specialist and author of the best
selling book Is It Love or Is It Addiction?

“I read the Wisdom of the Rooms, every week. These books, Wisdom Volume One and Two, have helped me get closer to God and also connected me spirituality.  Reading these Wisdom books is like having a meeting here with me every week. I just love the way I feel after reading one of Michael’s books! Thank you for helping me wake up each morning with more positive outlook on life :-) "

Jeri C.

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This is a great resource for your recovery, and it offers you an inspiring and enjoyable way to explore and get the most out of your spiritual journey. People tell me reading these quotes is like attending a “mini meeting” any time during their day!

Struggling with the concept of a Higher Power? Read and work this quote, "A God small enough for me to understand wouldn't be large enough for me to trust." (Quote of the Week Thirty-Seven)

Know someone working on their 4th step? Share this quote with them: "When I did my 4th step it felt as if my life was being turned upside down -- but it was really being turned right side up." (Quote of the Week Forty-five)

Having trouble setting boundaries? Try this quote: "What other people think of me is none of my business." (Quote of the Week Seventeen)

Need a topic for your next meeting? The 52 Quotes and 312 Questions in this Book are perfect to start and facilitate a great group discussion at your next meeting!

Here's what people are saying about the book:

"What a gift! By chance, I came upon this website about a year ago. I subscribed to the weekly e-mail and I was SO impressed with the "way" Michael Z. says things that I wrote him to express my heartfelt thanks! Then when the book came out...well, that's the icing on the cake! I bought one for myself and one for the treatment center where I work! Thank you again! PS Since I work with people frequently who are angry, I recently quoted him, "Remember, anger is just one letter away from DANGER" !!! You gotta love this book!"
-- Ingrid S


"In all of the countless books and guides written for the recovering soul, Michael has condensed and refined the monumental key points that must be addressed by anyone venturing to take THE JOURNEY. 'Wisdom of the Rooms' is a great companion to the newly recovered, the old timers, and anyone who simply needs a simple guide to spiritual peace and understanding. Thank you, Michael Z!"
--Sumarie W


"An amazing book. For anyone who is in recovery or seeking recovery this book will aid your journey in so many ways. It covers almost any fear or feeling you may carry. We are not alone. You will discover this in your reading of these pages. It is even rewarding for those who want to understand a lost loved one. Read, embrace, hope, live, believe, pray and remember above all "one day at a time" All we have to do is one day at a time. Thanks Michael Z."
--Bedda “4today”


"Thank you Michael for putting this book together and making these quotes available to us all. Believe it or not, everyone does not have a computer readily available. I've been reading his weekly e-mail quotes since he started and they are awesome. Written by people in recovery just like myself. I look forward to reading them every Monday morning. Now I can have them at my finger tips where ever I am. I can ponder over simple yet thought provoking questions on the opposite page of each weekly quote. This only proves there IS a great deal of wisdom in the rooms.

I highly recommend this book. I bought several and gave them out as gifts as well."
--Sherry R

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