I feel really connected to my God most of the time. And every so often, out of the blue, I get a message that moves my program and my recovery forward in leaps and bounds. It happened again yesterday while I was attending a marathon. At one point, we were invited to do an activity. On half a page, we wrote the name of a personal hero and the qualities that led us to admire them. Then we wrote our own name on the other half and copied beside it those same heroic qualities, whether we had them or not.

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