Daily Reflections: November 14, 2018

INTUITION AND INSPIRATION

“. . . we ask God for inspiration, an intuitive thought or a decision. We relax and take it easy. We don’t struggle.”
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 86

I invest my time in what I truly love. Step Eleven is a discipline that allows me and my Higher Power to be together, reminding me that, with God’s help, intuition and inspiration are possible. Practice of the Step brings on self-love. In a consistent attempt to improve my conscious contact with a Higher Power, I am subtly reminded of my unhealthy past, with its patterns of grandiose thinking and false feelings of omnipotence. When I ask for the power to carry out God’s will for me, I am made aware of my powerlessness. Humility and healthy self-love are compatible, a direct result of working Step Eleven.

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

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