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C2C, 3/9


In the reading for Monday, 3/9, the writer struggles to know what is Gods will and what is theirs.  Serenity can slip away,  a war can be going on in their mind, and sometimes a loud voice is heard.  Doubt is often along for this ride.  The author thinks that when they feel a desperate urge to act, that it must be their own will.  On the other hand, when they feel a calm certainty, the author believes that must be Gods will.  Frustration can set in when sometimes there is no clear indication.

Reminder:  Today I will remember that uncertainty is not a fault but an opportunity.  Everything I do and everything that crosses my pathpeople, situations, ideasall have the potential to contribute to my growth and understanding.  Just for today, I dont have to know what that contribution will be.

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Well I certainly relate to having my serenity slip away, and from time to time a war is going on in my mind.  As I continue to grow and heal, and I have turned my will and my life over to God, I have learned that patience works in my favor.  I ask my HP for help often, and in time, answers and solutions show up.  Is that my will or HPs?  I guess I dont think it matters much because I am spiritually and emotionally connected to the God of my understanding.  Lyne



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Thank you Lyne for your service, the daily and your share/ESH. I can relate to the whole reading yet what stands out for me, just for today is the reminder - Uncertainty is not a fault but an opportunity. I've seen it, read it, heard it before yet it tugs at me. It is still easy for my mind to go negative vs. neutral/positive when 'life' happens...I am one who benefits from constant reminders that we are miracles in progress, progress is winning and it's all going to be OK!

I am way better today at just going with the flow, allowing life/lessons to unfold and embracing uncertainty instead of fretting over it. My days, serenity and attitude are more centered when I can trust the program, my HP and my progress. In our meeting yesterday, we discusses getting a daily reprieve from the insanity of the disease which is directly aligned with our spiritual condition. I feel that so long as I'm trusting God and doing the next right thing, the answers will flow/come to me - they always do and they always have.

Happy Monday all - raining and cooler here. Glad for the rain - everything will get much needed water to green up. Enjoy your day - it's a choice! (((Hugs)))

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Thank you Lyne for your service and the daily. I enjoyed both your share and Iamhere's share.

I have a very hard time living in Uncertainty. I guess a still have a long way to go in trusting my HP.
I am a work in progress!

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Great, great page...Thank you Lyne for bringing the page today, and IAH and P&P for your ESH.

This page is a great reminder to me of my powerlessness and the inconsequentiality of me and my decisions on the world at large, God's world. Incredible peace comes from this thought that no matter my choice, it will always work out...I may have to adjust my perspective along the way, but it will always work out...

Just for today, I don't have to know how, or when, or try to ensure that it does...what an incredible gift of the program, I am so grateful

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"...when we try to control others, we lose the ability to manage our own lives."  - Paths to Recovery 



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Thank you Lynne for your service and your share. When I started in the program I never thought to turn my will over to my Higher Power. I didn't really understand it to be honest. I thought it was passive and silly. My Sponsor told me how much it worked for her so I decided to give it a try. I started with a God box. I wrote things down that I was most frustrated and put them in my God Box. Just the act of doing it even though I wasn't sure how much I believed it would work did wonders for me. It allowed me to let go. Stop letting that thing take up the mental energy it was taking up in my mind. I felt easier about it because I had given it over. And when I stopped struggling trying to make something change that I had no power over.....that's when the magic happened. Seriously that is when I saw the power of handing things over to my Higher Power. ANd still to this day I struggle with my self will vs. my HPs will. I am getting better at this the more I practice handing things over the better my life gets. Thanks for the reminder.

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