Join us as friend-of-the-podcast, Tom G. , shares his experience, strength, and hope around today's Daily Reflection, Fixing Me, Not You. You will love this conversation about how working the steps of the program helped save Tom's relationship with his then girlfriend (now wife). Tom and Susan are both in recovery as is their daughter - his is a beautiful message of recovery, change and hope!
FIXING ME, NOT YOU
If somebody hurts us and we are sore, we are in the wrong also.
TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 90
What a freedom I felt when this passage was pointed out to me! Suddenly I saw that I could do something about my anger, I could fix me, instead of trying to fix them. I believe that there are no exceptions to the axiom. When I am angry, my anger is always self-centered. I must keep reminding myself that I am human, that I am doing the best I can, even when that best is sometimes poor. So I ask God to remove my anger and truly set me free.
From the book Daily Reflections
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