“Driven by a hundred forms of fear, self-delusion, self-seeking, and self-pity, we step on the toes of our fellows and they retaliate.” – Big Book of AA
When I’m having difficulties with someone else, chances are I’m part of the problem. Am I in fear or making things bigger than they are? Am I trying to get my way or do I feel victimized. If I can answer yes to any of these, there is a solution: Find my part. Admit it. Make amends. Get connected to God. Then be of service. When I stop blaming others long enough to work my own program, I can get back to the business of loving life a lot sooner. And for me that’s very important, because each day it’s me deep desire that ILML!