Endigar 527 ~ Lightening the Burden

From Today’s Daily Reflections;

Showing others who suffer how we were given help is the very thing which makes life seem so worth while to us now. . . . the dark past is . . . the key to life and happiness for others.   (Alcoholics Anonymous, page 124)

Since I have been sober, I have been healed of many pains: deceiving my partner, deserting my best friend, and spoiling my mother’s hopes for my life. In each case someone in the program told me of a similar problem, and I was able to share what happened to me. When my story was told, both of us got up with lighter hearts.

END OF QUOTE

——————————————————–

2306-people-beach-sunset

I am exiled.  I am a disappointment.  I am a fake.  I am pathetic.  I am not understood.  My morbid self reflection was a crushing burden.

Yes you were, but so what.  So were we.  We took action and let the grungy past become events rather than a lifestyle.  We are a Fellowship.  We care.  We are genuine.  We are courageous.  Let it go and live.  We did, so can you.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: