March 8, 2018 – A Day at a Time

A Day at a Time

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Reflection for the Day

Merely to change my behavior and what I say and do doesn’t prove there’s been a change in my actual inner attitude. I’m deceiving myself if I believe I can somehow completely disguise my true feelings. They’ll somehow come through, prolonging the difficulties in my relationships with others. I have to avoid half-measures in getting rid of the troublesome emotions I’ve been trying to hide.

Have I taken an honest inventory of myself?

Today I Pray

May I know that feelings will come out somehow – sometimes barely disguised as behavior that I cannot always understand. But that perhaps is more acceptable to me than the root emotion that caused it. May I be completely and vigilantly honest with myself. May I be given the insight that comes through depending upon a Higher Power.

Today I Will Remember

Feelings can come out “sideways.”

Hazelden Foundation

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