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embracing the mystery

In alanon they teach you to believe and trust in something greater than yourself. The God of your understanding. This was difficult for me. After growing up in the church, something in me rebelled from it. From the rules. Regulations. Judgement. I always had an issue with the idea that we are weak and needed to be ‘saved.’ But the same circumstances that led me to the doors of an alanon meeting, feeling lost, vulnerable with total strangers, had me awakening to the idea of trust.

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‘When you are in doubt, wait. Fall back on the contemplation of your vision, and increase your faith and purpose; and by all means, in times of doubt and indecision, cultivate gratitude… A day or two spent in contemplating the vision of what you want, and in earnest thanksgiving that you are getting it, will bring your mind into such close relationship with the Supreme that you will make no mistake when you do act.’

Wallace D Wattles, The Science of Getting Rich