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“Only a person who can live with himself, can enjoy the gift of leisure.” – Henry Greber
As an addict I could not tolerate my own company for long. I was forever telephoning somebody, going over to a friend’s house, inviting people in, creating an “occasion” so I did not have to think or, at least, think about myself. Being alone terrified me. I was terrified because I would begin to think about what was happening in my life and I did not want to face it.
Spirituality is reality. Some years ago I decided to encounter the “real” me, painful but necessary. I began to develop an awareness of who I am. Acceptance followed: I am an alcoholic.
Today I know me; today I like me; today I love me.
Today I can be alone without feeling lonely.
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