Wednesday, December 20, 2006
from ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS,
page 215 (4th edition)
"How does prayer fit into this thing?"
"Well," he answers, "you've probably tried praying like I have. When you've been in a jam, you've said, 'God, please do this or that,' and if it turned out your way that was the last of it, and, if it didn't, you've said 'There isn't any God' or 'He doesn't do anything for me.' Is that right?"
todAAy i AAm grAAteful & thAAnkful
that I've gotten past telling my Higher Power what he/she needs to do if he/she wants me to gain acceptance of a person, place, thing, event or situation
that I will stop for a visit with my Mom on the way to the airport to pick up Hayden
that Hayden is such a fine dancer (see post below)
that BRAD of This Unmanageable Life celebrated his 1 year AA birthday yesterday
that I do this list each weekday -- early in my sobriety, I heard that it's impossible to be grateful and angry at the same time and I am now a firm believer in that
for all of your kind and constructive comments during my recent mental meltdown
that I have finished all of my holiday shopping (I think)
tha tomorrow is
You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
-Christopher Robin to Pooh