Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Daily Reflections #essentialsofrecovery



FREEDOM FROM … FREEDOM TO


We are going to know a new freedom. . . .

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS , p. 83


Freedom for me is both freedom from and freedom to. The first freedom I enjoy is freedom from the slavery of alcohol. What a relief! Then I begin to experience freedom from fear – fear of people, of economic insecurity, of commitment, of failure, of rejection. Then I begin to enjoy freedom to – freedom to choose sobriety for today, freedom to be myself, freedom to express my opinion, to experience peace of mind, to love and be loved, and freedom to grow spiritually. But how can I achieve these freedoms? The Big Book clearly says that before I am halfway through making amends, I will begin to know a “new” freedom; not the old freedom of doing what I pleased, without regard to others, but the new freedom that allows fulfilment of the promises in my life. What a joy to be free!
Why not sign up to get emails with all daily posts included?
Or Follow Us On Twitter #essentialsofrecovery

0 comments:

Post a Comment