Even though you may be feeling the effects of alcohol this holiday season, it’s important to keep in mind that there is still hope.
Today is a new day, and you can make the decision to get your life back on track. Take some time for reflection, and write down your goals for sobriety.
What are you striving for?
How can you make Alcoholics Anonymous work for you?
Keep your head up, and don’t give up on yourself. You can do this!
Daily Reflections December 22
The way our “worthy” alcoholics have sometimes tried to judge the “less worthy” is, as we look back on it, rather comical. Imagine, if you can, one alcoholic judging another!THE LANGUAGE OF THE HEART, p. 37
Who am I to judge anyone? When I first entered the Fellowship, everyone was so welcoming and kind. But as time went on it became clear that not all people are made equal in this world;
Some have much deeper scars than others do or had worse lives before they found A.A., which doesn’t make them any less worthy of love –
Instead having experienced these hardships makes us appreciate our own life experiences just a little bit more now when things seem easier for me because at least whatever happened didn’t kill my spirit like other peoples’ did (even though many don’t survive long enough).
I want to share my story, because it may be the one you need today. If you’re struggling with addiction or are looking for a way out, please reach out and contact me.
You can also find help in A.A., which has helped so many people just like me- people who were once hopeless but found they could recover when they started practicing these principles every day of their lives!