Habit #1: Make Brokenness a Door

Try saying the first of the 12-step statements

I admit that I am powerless over _________
—that my life has become unmanageable.

And today, when the darkness comes.
Don’t hide.
Sit with it.
Seek God’s Presence in it.


  1. Bob on October 16, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    Beautiful description of Brokenness! Oh So True!

    • Maury on October 18, 2017 at 11:19 am

      Thanks, Bob!

  2. Don on February 27, 2018 at 9:04 am

    Thanks Maury. I’ve been dealing with a perplexity of health issues and your blogs are helping me see them in a more positive light.

    • Maury on February 27, 2018 at 11:28 am

      You’re welcome. So glad it’s helpful!

  3. Carolyn Chamberlain on February 27, 2018 at 3:49 pm

    Thank you Maury, I am truly loving these blogs, I am growing and learning a great deal. I start each day with one of your blogs.

    • Maury on February 27, 2018 at 3:59 pm

      Way to make my day, Carolyn! Thanks for taking the time to say so.

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