todAAy i AAm grAAteful & thAAnkful
that yesterday we read THE DOCTOR'S OPINION in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. Great stuff! Great reminders!
that in another meeting yesterday, the topic was loss -- whether it may be the loss of a loved one, a job, a relationship or a pet. There is a lot of experience in the rooms of AA of people who have gone through this before as a sober person. Including yours truly.
I had a realization during that meeting that my spiritual life really evolved at a different level during my Mom's 3-year illness, culminating in her August 2008 death. What I also know is that her illness was not about me! But it was my responsibility to be there for her.
When you put your hand to the plow, you can't put it down until you get to the end of the row.