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 of a New Day

I refuse to pronounce the names of possession and non-possession.
—Monique Wittig—

New relationships require new names. If we want to stop behaving in a customary way—as an adversary, as a victim, as a bully, as a martyr—then
we need new words to describe our behavior.
Perhaps we glimpse the new relationship to power—that one might use power, yet not subjugate others. Perhaps we glimpse the possibility of sharing, of lateral extensions rather that hierarchies.
It’s clear that if we are to change the world, we must begin by changing our relations with others. Perhaps we don’t want such a grand project as changing the world,but we might want to change old ways of using our skills. Let us be fearless and trust in the knowledge of our hearts.

The only way I can discover the consequences of change is to change.

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The Promises Click Me

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.