Every day is a new opportunity to get better, and today is no exception.
Today, I will reflect on my recovery and how I can continue progressing in my sobriety. I will also focus on the steps that got me to this point, and how I can use them to stay sober moving forward.
Lastly, I will dedicate time to gratitude for all of the good in my life, both big and small. By doing all of these things, I am committing myself to a brighter tomorrow. Let’s go get it!
Daily Reflections June 9
First, we try living in the now just in order to stay sober — and it works. Once the idea has become a part of our thinking, we find that living life in 24-hour segments is an effective and satisfying way to handle many other matters as well.LIVING SOBER, p. 7
The journey of life can be a difficult one, but with help from Alcoholics Anonymous it is not impossible. One day at time and other short slogans seem ridiculous to newcomers who have never been through the program themselves.
The passwords for Fellowship members may become lifesaving in moments that stress you out easily as they provide an outlet when everything seems bleak or nearly hopeless;
Each new day unfolds just like how flowers open up following their plan which requires patience while realizing some will flower more perfect than others depending on where they’re planted proceeds slowly because there are stages involved until it reaches perfection.
A.A.’s one-liners can be lifelines for newcomers in moments of stress, and the passwords to their fellowship are just as powerful.
One day at a time is an expression that can hold meaning beyond its original intention because it reminds us not to worry about the past or future but instead focus on today’s battles with addiction so we might have hope for tomorrow.
This phrase has been engraved into my heart by more than 10 years’ worth of sobriety from alcoholics anonymous meetings, where I’ve heard other members share how this simple sentence helped them get through tough times when they felt like quitting on themselves.