The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.where is the myth that i am believing that is stopping the truth from setting me free today?John F. Kennedy
My food addiction was acquired so I could survive and cope in earlier, painful circumstances. Thus began two myths: First, that pain was to be avoided at all costs, and second, that eating would relieve the pain free of charge. These myths were useful then, but they are insanity today.
As I become willing to accept the truth that is revealed to me in this program, the myths I clung to so desperately lose credibility. I no longer need to be anesthetized; I can stand still and feel my feelings. I don't think something is wrong if I'm not happy every minute.
For Today: The more I accept the reality of what is, the more comfortable and serene my life becomes.
Monday, January 12, 2009
the enemy of truth
this is rippling into my consciousness today. from the OA For Today daily reading: