Veronica is at Walt Disney World in Orlando! So happy for her, love that smile!
|April 30||God does for us|
|“Ongoing recovery is dependent on our relationship with a loving God who cares for us and will do for us what we find impossible to do for ourselves.”
Basic Text, p. 99
How often have we heard it said in meetings that “God does for us what we cannot do for ourselves”? At times we may get stuck in our recovery, unable, afraid, or unwilling to make the decisions we know we must make to move forward. Perhaps we are unable to end a relationship that just isn’t working. Maybe our job has become a source of too much conflict. Or perhaps we feel we need to find a new sponsor but are afraid to begin the search. Through the grace of our Higher Power, unexpected change may occur in precisely the area we felt unable to alter.
We sometimes allow ourselves to become stuck in the problem instead of moving forward toward the solution. At these times, we often find that our Higher Power does for us what we cannot do for ourselves. Perhaps our partner decides to end our relationship. We may get fired or laid off. Or our sponsor tells us that he or she can no longer work with us, forcing us to look for a new one.
Sometimes what occurs in our lives can be frightening, as change often seems. But we also hear that “God never closes a door without opening another one.” As we move forward with faith, the strength of our Higher Power is never far from us. Our recovery is strengthened by these changes.
Just for today: I trust that the God of my understanding will do for me what I cannot do for myself.
Today we hiked, Lisa, Marina and I. It was tough at some stages, lots of up hill trails and me being pretty out of shape it was killer. In the end we made it, came home sore but feeling accomplished. First hike of the season, looking forward to more! Here are some pics of our adventure. This place is called Round Valley Regional Preserve located near Brentwood, California.
Finished this model last month, It’s a Revell 1/25 scale 1990 Chevy Sportside pickup. It’s been lowered front and rear. I painted it using Testors graphite metallic paint through an airbrush. It was wet sanded then cleared with Duplicolor acrylic enamel then wet sanded and polished again. The wheels and tires are from a Chevy Van kit, they are Cheverolet truck rally rims.
Wildlife officials said a rhesus monkey is on the loose in Apopka Monday after it was spotted by residents.
Source: Monkey on the loose in Apopka