I love this Russian saying. How true it is that if we keep rowing, keep praying and believing that God can and will provide his peace for us, we will in time discover that this is not just wishful thinking but reality. The more we take care of ourselves, admit that we need help, ask this power greater than ourselves to lead us out of our darkness, the God of our understanding will take us where we want to go.” Move the body and the mind will follow ” is especially true when it comes to our self enforced isolation. To get well we have to move, we have to put our oars in the water and row if we ever want to reach the shores of peace and serenity.
We believe that we already have the map laid out for us in the 12 spiritual principles of Depressed Anonymous that can take us to a land of hope and fellowship. And if we feel we have run aground on the shores of ruin and desolation we now know we can go where others just like us have gone and find a new life.
“Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.”
SOURCE: Depressed Anonymous, 3rd edition. (2011) Depressed Anonymous Publications. Louisville.
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