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One Day at a Time in Al-Anon:

I will not be dismayed if life doesn’t run smoothly, even when I am confident the active phase of alcoholism is past and we are each developing our lives in the Twelve Step program, I in Al-Anon, my spouse in AA. Although our many upheavals and disagreements may have made a rift between us, we can now look forward to a new life as a contented family unit.

I must still guard against impatience, lapses into feeling sorry for myself, resenting the words and actions of others. Above all, I must not permit myself the tormenting excursions into the bitter past. But now that I am alert to the danger signals, I know I am improving day by day.

Today’s Reminder:

I will start each day with prayers of gratitude that so much has been accomplished. I know that my Higher Power will continue to provide His light of wisdom in my striving for serenity.

“Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun.”
— Ecclesiastes

From the book “One Day at a Time in Al-Anon”. © Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 1973