I love reading daily meditations. I am a recovering alcoholic. On 2/24/14, I celebrated my 2 year sobriety birthday. One of the biggest reasons I turned to alcohol to numb my pain was to cope with the negative thoughts that were running through my mind on a daily basis. As a result of my negative thoughts, I fell in love with alcohol to numb those negative thoughts. Now, I am excited to say, that I have turned to reading positive daily meditations and reflecting on reading these daily meditations to replace my negative thoughts so I can feel the beauty of each day instead of focusing on negative thoughts.

Today, I read a daily medition by Joyce Meyer, in her book “Trusting God Day By Day.” It was on Self-Control. For years, I tried to control earthlings and situations, but ended up completely frustrated and miserable, as the only thing…

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