Sunday, 3 February 2019

A DAY AT A TIME #essentialsofrecovery

Reflection for the Day

The Program enables us to discover two road-blocks that keep us from seeing the value and comfort of the spiritual approach: self-justification and self-righteousness. The first grimly assures me that I’m always right. The second mistakenly comforts me with the delusion that I’m better than other people—”holier than thou.” Just for today, will I pause abruptly while rationalizing and ask myself, “Why am I doing this? Is this self-justification really honest?”

Today I Pray

May I overcome the need to be “always right” and know the cleansing feeling of release that comes with admitting, openly, a mistake. May I be wary of setting myself up as an example of self-control and fortitude, and give credit where it is due—to a Higher Power.

Today I Will Remember

To err is human, but I need to admit it.

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