“It is only when I have experienced enough emotional pain, through failed attempts to fix myself, that I become willing to surrender to God’s will for my life. Surrender is like the calm after the storm. When my will is in line with God’s will for me, there is peace within.” Drop the Rock, p77
This has to be true for me or I am not at peace. Several things lately have made me upset and unhappy. I have to believe that these circumstances are put in my life for nothing less than the best possible scenario for having an amazing life. It’s difficult to see that sometimes; but when I do, I always love my life.
“Discouragement is a warning signal that I may have wandered across the God line. The secret of fulfilling my potential is in acknowledging my limitations and believing that time is a gift, not a threat. May I always remember that the power within me is far greater than any fear before me. May I always have patience, for I am on the right road.” – Drop the Rock – pg 70
Good reminder for me. I often think I have to make up for lost time, being I was lost in my addiction for so many years. I have found patience and serenity through working the steps which has allowed me to regain what I had and receive what I never thought I could have. This happens only when I seek a HP and find the power within me, work steps, and live by these principles. When I don’t, I’m discouraged, back to fighting the universe. I have to work for my daily reprieve. Ilml!! – Jason