It’s been a month of daily reflections on my alcoholism. I’ve learned that the only way to combat this disease is with honesty and faith in a power greater than myself.
As a recovering alcoholic, I know how tempting it can be to give up or relapse on days where sobriety feels impossible.
But as each day passes without touching alcohol, I’m reminded of why it’s important for me to stay sober: for myself, my family and those around me who choose not drink as well.
Daily Reflections December 28
In A.A. we aim not only for sobriety—we try again to become citizens of the world that we rejected, and of the world that once rejected us. This is the ultimate demonstration toward which Twelfth Step work is the first but not the final step.AS BILL SEES IT, p. 21
When I put on my suit, it’s like putting on another skin. It makes me feel confident and ready to take on anything that comes at me in life;
Whether its meeting new people or speaking up about what matters most – these are just some examples of how suiting-up can help you stay true with who really belongs there!
I hope you feel encouraged to show up. You don’t need to know what the future will hold, but it’s important for us all to do our best and be present with one another in this moment.
And remember that no matter how difficult life becomes, there are people who love you dearly and want you back on your feet again. Keep showing up!