Daily Reflections December 21, 2011

daily reflections

THE REWARDS OF GIVING

DECEMBER 21, 2011

This is indeed the kind of giving that actually demands nothing. He does not expect his brother sufferer to pay him, or even to love him. And then he discovers that by the divine paradox of this kind of giving he has found his own reward, whether his brother has yet received anything or not. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 109

Through experience with Twelfth Step work, I came to understand the rewards of giving that demands nothing in return. At first I expected recovery in others, but I soon learned that this did not happen. Once I acquired the humility to accept the fact that every Twelfth Step call was not going to result in a success, then I was open to receive the rewards of selfless giving.

from “Daily Reflections”

Drug Rehab 4 Teens is a professional service designed to work specifically with teenagers and young adults.   Drug Rehab 4 Teens is located in the South Bay of Los Angeles near Manhattan and Hermosa Beach.  We specialize in drug and alcohol treatment, behavior modification, intensive outpatient, detoxification and the teaching of life skills.

Powered by Drug Treatment U.S. and 12StepsAhead.com

This post was brought to you by Drug Treatment U.S.   Drug Treatment U.S. provides treatment programs and referrals for those seeking help for behaviors, crisis and addictions.  Our specialists have extensive experience in a variety of recovery-based treatment services, therapists and addiction counselors.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *