Daily Reflection Podcast

#214 Facing Ourselves (Oct. 6th) - Lindsay Wolfinger (Frederick, MD)

October 05, 2021 Michael L. & Lee M. Season 2 Episode 214
Daily Reflection Podcast
#214 Facing Ourselves (Oct. 6th) - Lindsay Wolfinger (Frederick, MD)
Show Notes

Join us as Lindsay shares her story of trauma, addiction, alcoholism and recovery - beautiful experience, strength and hope around today's Daily Reflection, Facing Ourselves. 

FACING OURSELVES

. . . and Fear says, "You dare not look!"

— TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 49

How often I avoided a task in my drinking days just because it appeared so large! Is it any wonder, even if I have been sober for some time, that I will act that same way when faced with what appears to be a monumental job, such as a searching and fearless moral inventory of myself? What I discover after I have arrived at the other side—when my inventory is completed—is that the illusion was greater than the reality. The fear of facing myself kept me at a standstill and, until I became willing to put pencil to paper, I was arresting my growth based on an intangible.

From the book Daily Reflections
Copyright © 1990 by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

From the book Daily Reflections
Copyright © 1990 by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

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