Trust

(Prayers for France tonight and all those affected by violence!!!)

When I don’t feel close to my Higher Power it’s usually because I have stepped away. He did not move – I did. Prayer and meditation are but two ways of communing with the God of my understanding. Sometimes, I simply “talk”, if I am facing problems or challenges. Having faith means that I accept whatever is presented to me, on a daily basis. It also means that I give up the reins of trying to control my life, and practice patience and learn the art of waiting. Everything does not happen the instant I think of it, it’s all done in time. I hear the words “I am being prepared” quite often, and have come to understand that it means I have behavior lessons to learn, that I might then be able to follow the directions of my Higher Power, as I stretch towards a “higher purpose.” Obedience and discipline have not been my guide posts, but in recent weeks these are lessons to learn.
Butterfly-Transformation

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5 thoughts on “Trust

  1. SPIRITUAL PROGRESS

    “WHEN WE KNOW BETTER, WE DO BETTER” – CHUCK C.
    A New Pair of Glasses.

    Harry, grateful alcoholic and devoted 12th stepper.

  2. Great, great reminders.
    My experience has been that we can’t truy love others, or ourselves, in a spiritual sense, until we have experienced such love ourselves.
    And that is just what happened when I dragged my denial ridden, self centred, unaware carcass into the rooms. I unknowingly began to absorb unconditional, forgiving love from a bunch of alcoholic strangers.
    And then one day I began to return it.
    And then I found out I felt the same way about myself.
    Grateful for the Gift

  3. Top of the Friday morning family,
    Comforting / uplifting shares today!
    – And the only due/fee is a chip and a chair.
    Trust: either God is everything or else He is nothing.
    Guilt: makes us run away from the light.
    Conviction: makes us run to the light.

    “When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,

    Its a good day to wish others a good day.

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