Thursday, 25 May 2017

A Day At A Time #essentialsofrecovery

Reflection For The Day

When we’re new in The Program, we’re novices at reaching out for friendship — or even accepting it when it’s offered.  Sometimes we’re not quite sure how to do it or, indeed, whether it will actually work.  Gradually, however, we become restored;  we become teachable.  We learn, for example, as Moliere wrote, “The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them.”  Just for today, will I not show anyone that my feelings are hurt?

Today I Pray

May God help me to discover what true friendship is.  In my new relationships, I pray that I may not be so eager for approval that I will let myself be dishonest — through flattery, half-truths, false cheeriness, protective white lies.

Today I Will Remember

A friend is honest. 
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