One of the most difficult things for people who are in recovery from alcoholism is to keep themselves accountable.
This blog post will hopefully help you stay on the right path with your recovery by providing a daily reflection that will remind you why it’s worth fighting for sobriety.
Every day, I’ll be posting a different question which should lead you to reflect and answer about yourself or your addiction in some way.
The questions might make you feel uncomfortable, but I hope they also make you think about how far along your own personal journey has come so far.
Daily Reflections August 6
Driven by a hundred forms of fear, self-delusion, self-seeking, and self-pity, we step on the toes of our fellows and they retaliate.ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 62
My selfishness was the driving force behind my drinking. I drank to celebrate success and I drank to drown my sorrows.
Humility is the answer, but it took me a while before learning that humility exists in service as well as prayerful contemplation of God’s will for us all–and also because we are not alone with our burdens; those around us need care too.
Today I ask myself: Have you sought knowledge from your Higher Power?
Do you do service by giving back instead of just taking what life gives without thought or gratitude?
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
There are no dues or fees for A.A., but we ask members not to be involved in the promotion of any religious doctrine which might conflict with our primary purpose -to stay sober-alcoholics anonymous has never been about religion; it’s always been about recovery.
It’s all up to you now!