Daily Reflection Podcast

#196 Emotional Balance (Sept. 5th) - Evelyn W. (Jacksonville, FL)

September 04, 2021 Michael L. & Lee M. Season 2 Episode 196
Daily Reflection Podcast
#196 Emotional Balance (Sept. 5th) - Evelyn W. (Jacksonville, FL)
Show Notes

Join us for this episode as Evelyn W., from Jacksonville, FL., shares her experience, strength, and hope around today's Daily Reflection.  To listen to Evelyn's friend, Bethany C. share her story, check out  Episode #169 July 19th - FALSE PRIDE

EMOTIONAL BALANCE

Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, . . .

— TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 83

When I survey my drinking days, I recall many people whom my life touched casually, but whose days I troubled through my anger and sarcasm. These people are untraceable, and direct amends to them are not possible. The only amends I can make to those untraceable individuals, the only "changes for the better" I can offer, are indirect amends made to other people, whose paths briefly cross mine. Courtesy and kindness, regularly practiced, help me to live in emotional balance, at peace with myself.

From the book Daily Reflections
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