THOUGHT FOR THE DAY “Easy Does It.”

Today’s thought for Hazelden is:

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
In our group we often hear the slogan "Easy Does It." We who suffer our affliction always do everything to excess. We indulge our emotions. We worry too much. We have too much resentment. We tend to be addictive. We tend to hurt ourselves physically, mentally, and spiritually by too much of everything. When we come into this program, we have to learn to take it easy. None of us knows how much longer we have to live. It’s probable that some of us wouldn’t have lived much longer if we had continued the way we were going. By stopping that kind of insanity, we have increased our chances of living for a good while longer. In the time I’ve been a member, have I learned to practice "Easy Does It"?

MEDITATION FOR THE DAY
You must be, before you can do. To accomplish much, be much. The doing must be the expression of the being. It is foolish to believe that we can accomplish much in personal relationships without first preparing ourselves by being honest, pure, unselfish, and loving. We will be given opportunities when we are able and worthy. Our quiet moments are good preparation for creative action.

PRAYER FOR THE DAY
I pray that I may constantly prepare myself for better things to come. I pray that I may have opportunities when I am ready for them.

You are reading from the book:

Look to this Day by Alan L. Roeck

Look to this Day by Alan L. Roeck. Copyright 1978 by Hazelden Foundation. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. No portion of this publication may be reproduced in any manner without the written permission of Hazelden.

About SLAA Tilburg

Wat is seks- en liefdeverslaving? Wij in S.L.A.A. geloven dat seks- en liefdeverslaving een voortschrijdende ziekte is, die niet kan worden genezen maar die, zoals veel ziekten, wel tot staan kan worden gebracht. Zij kan verschillende vormen aannemen – inclusief (maar niet beperkt tot) een dwangmatige behoefte aan seks, extreme afhankelijkheid van één persoon (of meerdere personen), en/of een voortdurend in beslag genomen worden door romantiek, affaires of fantasieën. Er is sprake van een obsessief-dwangmatig patroon, seksueel of emotioneel (of beide), waarin relaties of seksuele activiteiten in toenemende mate destructief geworden zijn voor de loopbaan, het gezinsleven en het gevoel van zelfrespect. Als seks- en liefdeverslaving wordt veronachtzaamd, wordt zij altijd erger. Wanneer wij echter een eenvoudig programma volgen dat voor een reeks van mannen en vrouwen met dezelfde ziekte succesvol is gebleken, kunnen wij herstellen. In S.L.A.A. leren wij de realiteit te accepteren dat wij deze verslaving hebben
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