Perspective

It’s all in how you look at things…

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I’ve learned.  Life isn’t always fair.

And life isn’t always perfect.

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But my perspective, my outlook, and my spirit are what determine the quality of the life I live.

Most people know this intuitively. But alcoholics don’t. We have to learn how to see things from a new perspective. One that is often very foreign to us. And the funny thing is…we have to learn it over and over and over again.

So I keep relearning.  I keep adjusting my perspective. It’s an inside job.

And a daily reminder.

To be grateful.

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For the little things…

Because those little things add up…

To a beautiful day. And a beautiful life…

Perfectly imperfect…

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My life.

I am so very grateful.

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8 thoughts on “Perspective

  1. Such a very lovely post, thought provoking and great reminders. Each day is a challenge for some, more than others. To see the joy and beauty in the small details, this can lead you to being glad to be alive! I like this for Thanksgiving, too, gratitude is so circular, it gives to us, and it gives to others.

    • You are so right! Gratitude has to be at the top of our list or its easy to get bogged down in the small stuff:-) 22 years and I’m still figuring it all out! I think you already have my friend!!

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