March 2011: In good hands
From the March 2011 Grapevine Magazine
By fate or by fluke, she finally connects with a faith that works
"Sue told how she too had panic attacks and how it helped her to visualize God holding her in his cupped hands."
I have been in and out of AA for a year and a half; this time I have over 30 days sober. I have learned that all that matters is today. I have today. I have recently been struggling for a perception of God. Deep inside I know I have faith in him, but it’s like a dim flame. I prayed to my God that he would help me with this. I asked him to show himself to me in a way that I could understand, in a way that I may be comforted.
When I was just a little girl of 9, my beloved father passed away. He was my everything. He was everything safe, strong and good. I remember him singing to me...
-- Lisa Z.
Buffalo Grove, Illinois