Daily Reflections

October 7

DAILY MONITORING

Continued to take personal inventory . . .

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 59

     The spiritual axiom referred to in the Tenth Step--"every time we are disturbed, no matter what the cause, there is something wrong with us"--also tells me that there are no exceptions to it. No matter how unreasonable others may seem, I am responsible for not reacting negatively. Regardless of what is happening around me I will always have the prerogative, and the responsibility, of choosing what happens within me. I am the creator of my own reality. 
    When I take my daily inventory, I know that I must stop judging others. If I judge others, I am probably judging myself. Whoever is upsetting me most is my best teacher. I have much to learn from him or her, and in my heart, I should thank that person.

 
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