In the 2006 movie, The Devil Wears Prada, Emily Charlton (played by Emily Blunt) said, “I’m just one stomach flu away from my ideal weight.”
I suppose that’s one way to lose weight.
Unfortunately, that is also the way most of us do recovery. Like losing weight, recovery demands discipline, new habits, and absolute resolve. But like many who need to lose weight, most addicts don’t get well, because they are waiting for a silver bullet.
Learn this – recovery is not about what happens to you; it’s about what happens in you.
The truth is, you are the change you’ve been waiting for.
Recovery Step: If you are to walk in freedom, you must take charge of your own situation. No blaming others. No waiting for an outside intervention. “For each of us must bear his own load” (Galatians 6:5).