todAAy, i AAm grAAteful & thAAnkful
for these words about the alcoholic --- "He cannot picture life without alcohol. Some day he will be unable to imagine life either with alcohol or wihout it. Then he will know loneliness such as few do. He will be at the jumping-off place. He will wish for the end."
for the Tuesday edition of Eyes Wide Shut (6:30am AA group), when we read the Big Book
that today, we read A Vision For You, which contains some of the best writing I know
that a friend, new in recovery, shared about the same feelings that I have regarding isolation and the feeling of imposing myself on others
damnit, I'm not unique!
that here in Houston, this time around, we have 5 days to prepare for hurricane conditions
for my Mom's health and that she will share dinner with my friends and me this weekend
that my Mom forced me to learn math and english when I was a kid
that I learned to type when in high school // the most useful course I ever took
that I studied the German language many, many, many years ago
"The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?"