Knowing myself

Step Four of the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous says: "Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves." I am working my way through the steps again with my sponsor, and I just finished all of the writing for my 4th step.  Somehow, I thought that doing a 4th step at this point in my … Continue reading Knowing myself

“Expectations are the root of all heartache” ~William Shakespeare

That's how it works, isn't it?  Whenever I have an expectation, and it doesn't turn out like I want it to or like I think it should, I get angry. Instant resentment. And you know what? I know better. I have been in recovery long enough to know the sayings about expectations (like the one … Continue reading “Expectations are the root of all heartache” ~William Shakespeare