Can I even think my way out of a paper bag? Nope.
I was focusing on the problem, not the solution.
What I wanted was for God to solve my unhappiness. When that didn’t happen I did a number of things that made me feel worse!
Don’t mess with me, buddy!
What is surprising to me, at almost 60, is that all those same character defects that got me in trouble at age 6, still tries to pull me into trouble at this age.
I love step 6. It’s like getting a new life:
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