It is a victory, not a failure, to admit
that I cannot control my problems, for
then I can turn to God and begin to
is constructive to take an honest look
at myself, face my true feelings, and
is an act of courage, not shame, to
admit any wrong I’ve done and
ask forgiveness to God, myself, and
It is healthy to accept and love myself,
and to let others love me, because like
everyone else, I am worthy and deserving
of love and a good life.
It is okay to trust myself and others.
I can be responsible for myself, as
others can be for themselves.
It is possible for me to be happy, since
happiness depends on my myself and my
attitude, not on things or other people.
It is possible for me to recover, if
I believe I can and I’m willing
to take the necessary action for change,
diligently working the steps and principles.
It is better to set realistic goals
for change; I can accomplish them one
step at a time and one day at a time.
I can’t do it all, nor do it all
perfectly, but I can do something. If
I fail, it’s okay – there’s
no failure except in not trying.
It is alright to set limits
to keep myself sane and serene. It’s
okay to let things go that cannot be
changed or do not matter.
It is necessary to take time to stay
in touch with myself and God through
prayer and meditation.