NOVEMBER 14 Reflection for the Day
First search for a little humility, my sponsor urged me. If you don’t, he said, you’re greatly increasing the risk of going out there again. After a while, in spite of my lifelong rebelliousness, I took his advice; I began to try to practice humility, simply because I believed it was the right thing to do. I hope sincerely that the day will come when most of my rebelliousness will be just a memory, that then I’ll practice humility because I deeply want it as a way of life.
Am I willing to try humility today, if only for a moment? Will I learn to hunger for the feeling I get from it?
Today I Pray
Since I – like so many compulsive gamblers – am a rebel, may I know that I will need to practice humility. May I recognize that humility does not come easily to a rebellious nature, whether I am out-and-out defiant, dug-in negative, or, more subtly, determined in a roundabout way to change everything else but myself. I pray that by practicing humility it will become instinctive for me.
Today I Will Remember
Get the humble habit.