Grateful for Mistakes

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I am grateful today for mistakes because they teach me humility, and about the kindness and forgiveness of others. I’ve recently had issues with relapse, and it taught me that I had a huge hole in my program- if I could use without causing disaster, and felt like I could go under the radar, I would and I did.

Turns out that I’m still a huge idiot when I’m using. More so than normal. :)But what surprised me was the amount of support and love I got, and how willing to forgive people are. Perhaps most of my friends are used to a much dumber version of my current self, so maybe it’s just that the bar’s been set pretty low.

I was lucky, the person who was most disappointed this time around was myself.

5 thoughts on “Grateful for Mistakes

  1. Everyone makes mistakes. Not everyone is able to learn from them. That fact that you know that they make you more humble and a better person says a lot about you. I hope you have the support you need, whatever you’re going through. Sending hugs!

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  2. Haha, This reminds me of a dear friend of mine. He would use heroin and work the program like he wasn’t using, go to meetings, do service work, make calls. He was taken home as a result of this. I feel like you are getting it. You are so in touch with yourself. Sounds like you know what you need to do. I’m rooting for you.

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