Jan 15: In God’s Hands

In God’s Hands

“When we look back, we realize that the things which came to us when we put ourselves in God’s hands were better than anything we could have planned.” Alcoholics Anonymous, p.100

Excerpt taken from As Bill Sees It, No. 2

Hi everyone,

Twice this week I’ve had to go back and look at my trust is God, as I understand him…

The first, as I’m praying for the courage to change, to ask him with whatever humility I could muster, in not acting out, being argumentative, getting belligerent, … and trusting that whatever he gives me, I can handle.

Second, when again facing questions of relationships, reminding myself, God has plans for me far more than what I know or can conceive.

I remember my first meeting, drunk, hearing the word surrender. It was a lady from North Carolina. I thought, “lady, that civil war was 200 years ago and we are in Europe!”

But she was so right. All I can do is surrender. Surrender, myself, my fears, my short comings, my life. The gift of desperation leads to peace. If I turn it over.

How do you surrender? How do you trust? What does God’s care mean to you?

Thank you for letting me lead this week 🙂 Hugs, Nydia