One Day at a Time in Alanon
The Greek philosopher Socrates said: “Know thyself.” We are to see ourselves as we really are-our characters, motives, attitudes and actions.
A deeply rooted habit of self-justification may tempt me to explain away each fault as I uncover it. Will I blame others for what I do on the ground that I am compelled to react to their wrongdoing?
It has been said that even a trained psychiatrist cannot analyze himself because of such blocks. This will challenge me to prove that personal honesty and humility can achieve what superior knowledge often cannot.
“Perfection is a long way off, but improvement can be made to happen every day.”