Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Love Comes From Within

todAAy i AAm grAAteful & thAAnkful

to finally get some important paperwork completed for my Mom's continuing insurance coverage after 7 weeks of begging, pleading and dealing with red-tape bureauocracy

to witness a recovering friend go through the range of emotion and stay sober - her alcoholic brother murdered her drug-addict nephew in front of her mother

to be reminded (again) that I can't expect others to love me if I can't love myself

that I love myself a lot more than I used to

to see more and more that when I was spiritually bankrupt, I didn't know what love was

for my mentors in the AA program -- one of which is chairing the Wednesday 6:30am meeting this month. He selects a theme for the month, this month being "Peace, Love, Freedom and Happiness"

to discover another recovery blogger; drop by to meet Alexis at
The Road of Happy Destiny

that TEXAS is Bigger Than FRANCE

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
-Mother Teresa

8 comments:

Charlie said...

True, you should love and respect yourself then others will treat you the same way. I really like the quote at the end.

Scott said...

Dave, you must love the heck out of yourself... From the posts I have read since discovering your blog, you sure share a ton of love with those in your life... That's something you can definitely be grateful for. Thanks for spreading that love around. I need to "see' that, for me get out of myself and do it!

Sam said...

"her alcoholic brother murdered her drug-addict nephew in front of her mother"
Oh my God. How awful.

Shannon said...

hey Daave I agree with Scotty there... :- )thanks for sending me over to your friend Alexis

NMAMFQLMSH said...

that I love myself a lot more than I used to

I love you too dAAve,
I see you,
JJ

Mary Christine said...

Nice post. Thanks from another drop.

lash505 said...

Very nice for your mother to have a son like you.

Trudging said...

We love you Dave!