Everything Happens For A Reason

This past week I have been struggling with a family issue… divorce, where the ex-family member is wreaking havoc in the lives of those I care deeply. It has bothered me for any number of reasons, but the primary issue has been that I have not been able to apply the principles of recovery to solve the problem. Yes, I have prayed for the idiot, but I would like to be able to help give some peace to the family members I love, and I haven’t been able to figure out a way to do it. So this morning as I was fixing my hair, I was (again) trying to come up with something I could share that would help her, and her children, and I had a God moment… maybe all these things are happening to teach her something, and so it may be time to analyze the problem from that perspective in order to get some clarity. Because, no lie, this issue has been going on for more than 5 years, and there are children involved, so something needs to give, and since we can’t control the idiot himself, we have to look elsewhere to get some peace. So I felt some comfort in this train of thought, and decided to write about this subject today. As I logged onto to WordPress, this giant banner is what greeted me. Coincidence?

Bright, shiny objects!

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via Everything Happens For A Reason.

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Posted on November 20, 2012, in Recovery and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. There are no coincidences – It is God remaining anonymous! Love it!


  2. I love your introspection. I, too, am dealing with extended family issues. My motto this holiday is to love whomever I am with and engage in no un-loving conversation … No matter what. For today I don’t drink and don’t act un-loving. Prayers from me to you. Be the bright light in the room and radiate God’s love.


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