Thursday, 2 August 2018

One Day At A Time


CONTROL



“I know God will not give me anything I cannot handle. I just wish He didn’t trust me so much.”

-Mother Teresa
There was a time when I asked God to handle only the impossible. How dare I ask someone as busy and important as God to help me with a simple thing like food? After all, this was just a matter of using a little will-power … of pushing myself back from the table. Or so I had been told.

As I began to trust my Twelve Step program more and more, I found myself turning over to God the issues which triggered my compulsive eating. It was with great relief that I began to surrender my food and other problems to Him. It was with enormous gratitude that I realized what a gift it is to finally be able to give up control and put my life in my Higher Power’s hands.

One Day at a Time …

I relinquish control of my food.
I relinquish control of people.
I relinquish control of my life.

~ Mari
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