Monday, August 31, 2009

The Lord is My Sponsor

The Lord is my sponsor, I shall not want.

He maketh me go to many meetings.

He leadeth me to sit back, relax and listen with an open mind.

He restoreth my soul, my sanity and health.

He leadeth me in paths of serenity and fellowship for my sake.

He teacheth me to think, take it easy, to live and let live, and do first things first.

He maketh me honest, humble and grateful.

He teacheth me to accept the things I cannot change,to change the things I can, and giveth me the wisdom to know the difference.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of despair, frustration, guilt and remorse, I will fear no evil. For thou art with me.

The program, the way of life, the twelve steps, they comfort me.

Thou prepatest a table before me in the presence of mineenemies - which are rationalization, fear, anxiety, selfpity,and resentment.

Thou anointest my confused mind and jangled nerves withknowledge, understanding, and hope.

No longer am I alone, neither am I afraid or sick or hopeless.

Surely serenity shall follow me every day of my life, 25 hoursat a time; as I surrender my will to thee, and carry themessage to others.

I will dwell in the house of the Higher Power, as I understand Him, daily, forever and ever.


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