Today a friend and I went to visit her sponsee. She is in another rehab. Her 300th. (That might be an exaggeration.) She has been away since before Christmas. It was good to see her. It was good to sit on a sticky bench at a sticky table and talk to another alcoholic for an hour or so. I really do wish I knew why some people just won't stay sober.
But I did hear my sponsee at a meeting on Friday night say that she never saw anyone who really practiced these principles in all their affairs have a life that sucked. I laughed when she said that because it was so simple a way to say something that seems far too complex for us to grasp at times.
Oh, we can have difficulties and trials and even illness and death, but truly our lives are never comprehensively BAD when we are practicing these principles in all of our affairs.
I think I will endeavor to do that for another day and hope you all join me...