Wednesday, 24 October 2018

ONE DAY AT A TIME #essentialsofrecovery

FEAR

“Fear is not created by the world around us,
but in the mind, by what we think is going to happen.”


~ Elizabeth Gawain ~

There are different kinds of fear. Certain fears are good, because they help preserve our lives. Babies, for example, have a fear of falling. It just seems to be a natural instinct. Any fear that protects us from harming ourselves is a good fear.

However, when fear becomes an obsession, it is getting out of hand. Why do we go looking for trouble? There is a saying, “Don’t let clouds of fear of the morrow hide today’s sunshine.” We can get so anxious about what’s going to happen in the future that we don’t enjoy living today.

Life is a precious gift to be lived one day at a time, and is to be shared with others.

One Day at a Time . . .

This is how I will live my life: One day at a time, one moment at a time, sharing my precious gift with another through Twelve Step giving.

~ Lizzie ~
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