Our Folded Hands

Women helping Women. Reaching out to the Sister who still suffers. Helping each other through the Good times and the Difficult times. To get to the SOBER way of life, One Day at a Time.

Promise

He was the victim of his own rage…
—Paule Marshall—

Our negative behavior always turns on us. So does our positive behavior. Obviously, it’s better to have joy and peace rebound on us than violence. Then why don’t we consistently act peaceful and joyous?
It probably takes an idiot or a saint to be consistently positive in this world of cynicism, cruelty and corruption. However we may try to free ourselves of preoccupation with things beyond our control, we all find ourselves reacting to certain events with rage, envy, fear, or other painful, destructive emotions. But knowing we have a choice can free us from bondage to this pain.
We can choose to respond rage-fully or enviously– or we can choose to feel the feeling and control our behavior. Successful living involves learning to control how we behave; if we hide or deny our feelings, they’re with us forever. And it’s only by letting them go that we can be truly free. And it’s only by experiencing them that we can let them go.

I can only Spread joy if I stop being a victim of my own despair.

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If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are half way through. We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness. We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it. We will comprehend the word serenity and we will know peace. No matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how our experience can benefit others. That feeling of uselessness and self pity will disappear. We will lose interest in selfish things and gain interest in our fellows. Self-seeking will slip away. Our whole attitude and outlook upon life will change. Fear of people and of economic insecurity will leave us. We will intuitively know how to handle situations which used to baffle us. We will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could not do for ourselves.
Are these extravagant promises? We think not. They are being fulfilled among us—sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. They will always materialize if we work for them.