The very first YouTube video was an 18-second clip called “Me at the Zoo.” It was uploaded by the site’s co-founder, Jawed Karim, on April 23, 2005. The video was first recorded by Karim’s high school friend, Yakov Lapitsky, at the San Diego Zoo, featuring Karim in front of the elephant habitat.
Major achievements often evolve from humble beginnings.
The same is true of recovery. The Bible warns us to “not despise the day of small things” (Zechariah 4:10).
Every person who has experienced years of solid recovery can remember attending their first meeting, working the First Step, and putting in the early work of recovery. You can’t secure long-term recovery in a day, but you can start it in a day.
Recovery Step: The best time to get serious about recovery was last year. The second best time is right now.