Motivation Mondays

The Spiritual

Today’s Reminder: The Spiritual

“We are not human beings on a spiritual journey.
We are spiritual beings on a human journey.”

~ Stephen R. Covey ~

Courage to Change Series: Being Spiritual

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Al-Anon is a spiritual recovery program. The word “recovery” implies that we are regaining something we once possessed but have lost or set aside. In the confusion of living with active drinkers, I lost track of my spirit. Life was a survival game, a daily grind of fear and hard work. No matter what I tried, nothing seemed to help. Perhaps that’s because I was trying to do it all myself. In Al-Anon I have come to know that I have a resource within me and all around me that can guide me through the most overwhelming fears and most challenging decisions – a Higher Power. Regardless of how I define that Higher Power, it is real to me and has always been here for me. I am so grateful to have recovered that connection to my spirituality, for in doing so, I have regained an essential part of myself. As a result, today my life has a sense of purpose that makes each moment a precious gift.

3 C’s of Al-Anon

  1. We didn’t CAUSE it
  2. We can’t CONTROL it
  3. We can’t CURE it


Questions to Consider This Week

  1. What part of myself am I excited to have regained or looking forward to regaining through a healing process of family recovery?
  2. Have I taken the time today to tap into the Power within me that connects to my Higher Power? Do I realize the importance that will play in the way I live my life?
  3. What other things am I willing to try today in an effort to cultivate my spiritual connection?