This time next year, those of us who live in America will be going to the polls. Groucho Marx offered a world of wisdom on the subject: “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.”
Ron Paul may have had it right: “I don’t think we should go to the moon. Maybe we should send some politicians up there instead.”
The Bible warns, “Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save” (Psalm 146:3).
What does this have to do with recovery? I’m glad you asked. One of the mistakes we make early on is putting our trust in man – our therapist or sponsor, for example. And while it’s true that they play a vital role in the process, our ultimate trust must be in our Higher Power.
Recovery Step: Listen to others. Learn from others. But put your trust in God.