4. BEING on Vacation
I’m just back from AZ after a week with my son, daughter in-law and grandkids who turned 10 & 14. We hadn’t seen them for over a year due to Covid, and it was heartwarming to finally be with them, and enjoy sun and warm temperatures.
One thing I thought of several times was how free I felt being on vacation not drinking, being present for the kids, and not being hung over, or feeling shame or remorseful. It was such a feeling of gratitude and freedom. Free from hiding, sneaking, preoccupation, and robbing myself of my time with my son and family who I only see once or twice a year. I would have missed most of it, had I been drinking not to mention the horrible memory I would have left with my grandkids
This is just one example of the joy we experience being in recovery.
“Within the now lies all peace”. Each Day a New Beginning, April 5
I’d love to hear your thoughts…….