todAAy i AAm grAAteful & thAAnkful
for the incredibly beautiful weather these past few days (since the hurricane)
that I attended a lot of meetings lately centered around ACCEPTANCE. Fortunately.
So, without further adieu ...
And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing, or situation -- some fact of my life -- unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing, or situation as being exactly the way it is supposed to be at this moment. Nothing, absolutely nothing, happens in God's world by mistake. Until I could accept my alcoholism, I could not stay sober; unless I accept life completely on life's terms, I cannot be happy. I need to concentrate not so much on what needs to be changed in the world as on what needs to be changed in me and in my attitudes.
Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th edition, page 417
Laughter is inner jogging.