The psalmist said, “Passion for God’s house will consume me” (Psalm 69:9). I love that word passion.
You can’t achieve anything meaningful without passion.
Vincent Van Gosh said, “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” I agree.
What is passion, exactly? I recently came across this definition: the degree of difficulty one will endure in order to reach his goal.
So here’s my question. What degree of difficulty are you willing to endure in order to stay sober?
I know three things about staying sober:
- You’ll get it if you want it.
- If you are 90% in, you’re 100% out.
- Without passion, you’ll never get well.
Do you want to stay sober? Of course, you do. But are you truly passionate about sobriety? Said another way, what degree of difficulty are you willing to endure in order to get there?
Recovery Step: Don’t pray for sobriety. Pray for passion, and the sobriety will come.