"If we really depended upon God, we couldn't very well play God to our fellows nor would we feel the urge wholly to rely on human protection and care. These were the new attitudes that finally brought many of us an inner strength and peace that could not be deeply shaken by the shortcomings of others or by any calamity not of our own making."
TWELVE STEPS and TWELVE TRADITIONS, page 116
todAAy i AAm grAAteful & thAAnkful
that everything around me reminds me that I am not God
to realize that power and control are usually detriments to my peace and serenity
for accountability -- to myself, to my Home Group, to those I love AND those I don't love and certainly to my Higher Power
that our Founder's Day events this weekend @ Lambda include 2 original short-movies about Life at Lambda, 2 recovery skits performed by Lambda members, a spaghetti dinner and a few reflections from Lambda members about what recovery there has meant to them
that I seem to be able to deal with beaureauocracy and red tape much easier than I used to
to see Queen Elizabeth celebrate her 80th birthday
for some much need rain this morning although we could have done without the high winds
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.