I love the way the sun sparkles when it hits the snow on sunny winter days like today. But sometimes I just need to imagine how it feels to sit by the water on a sunny summer day and remind myself that "this, too, shall pass".
This is an attitude that works during times of stress, frustration, and fear as well. I can remind myself that just because things don't look the way I want them to today, that does not mean that they won't look much better tomorrow. It is during difficult times that I learn how strong I can be with the help of others in recovery. I just have to hold onto HOPE and remember "don't quit before the miracle happens".