Daily Meditations

Buddhist Monk in Mountains

Faith – Day 5

March 22, 2019

Some of the experiences we go through are hard. We get heavy at times. “I’m drowning in my grief,” I told a friend after my son died. “It feels like…

Faith – Day 4

March 21, 2019

“I saw the craziest thing when I was running,” a friend said. “A man was on a skateboard. He had a big dog on a leash next to him. He…

Faith – Day 3

March 20, 2019

I first learned about having faith for today in my early years of sobriety. My life felt uncomfortably odd. Even though I was doing what people told me to do—taking…

Faith – Day 2

March 19, 2019

I don’t know why I get so worked up when I have to travel somewhere. It’s almost like I convince myself I have to flap my arms like a bird…

Faith – Day 1

March 18, 2019

It’s silly and a little embarrassing. I call it the feather principle. It means two things to me, but the closest word I can find to describe it is faith.…

God’s Will – Day 7

March 17, 2019

What makes us think that anything we could conceive could be better than what God has planned? Prayer: Help me stop wearing myself out with all the drama and quietly…

God’s Will – Day 6

March 16, 2019

Thank God for all the loving, kind, beneficial things done in the name of God’s Will. Gratitude Focus: We can be grateful that no matter how confused we get, whenever…

God’s Will – Day 5

March 15, 2019

Recovery programs suggest that if we surrender to God’s Will, “clean house,” and make our amends, we’ll become more aligned with God’s Will. We’ll be given the right thought, word,…

God’s Will – Day 4

March 14, 2019

She had a problem that went on for years. She kept trying to trust, but there were times it was hard. The days it was difficult, her voice was tense,…

God’s Will – Day 3

March 13, 2019

“What are these people talking about?” I wondered when I first heard people talk about surrendering to God’s Will. The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous calls it living in the…