Dear God,

If ever there was a need for me to practice the 3rd step and follow through, it's today. Last night or evening, I got a message to call the family in Florida, as the woman You sent to run my life had an accident on a jet ski. Her lower back, and she was in hospital being x-rayed. Now I don't complain when I'm hurting, but the bride is different, especially when I'm 1500 miles away. I'm grateful that the rays were negative, and she has been released. Also that the girls are there to take care of her, although they won't do as good a job as I. The food called me right after I spoke to the kids and wife. I no sooner put down the phone then it went off in my head to have something to deaden the feelings of fear and the resultant anxiety. Thank You for the spiritual bank account. I made a large withdrawal last night, and I'll start to replace same today. While this is definitely not a life-threatening situation, it is a loss of control and swift reminder as to who is in charge. It ain't me. I'll let them snooze until 8 a.m. before I call. My daily routine has been so easy these last several months, except for a few minor bumps, that I have become accustomed to life in the serene lane, thanks. Today is the day I see my new internist, as I have followed the not too subtle advice of the other doctors that my current guy does not practice to their satisfaction. It's called taking G-ood O-rderly D-irection. Please watch over my family, friends, fellow loopies, those who still suffer, and the folks I don't care for. Understanding Your will and having the strength to carry it out would be helpful today.

And Why Not?
The Recovery Group

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