Tuesday, 13 February 2018
My sponsor suggests things. The suggestions fall into two categories: ones which match my own self-suggestions, and ones which don’t. The ones which don’t will typically be unappealing or downright objectionable. If they weren’t, I likely would have suggested them to myself long ago. If I substitute my own alternatives for the unappealing or objectionable suggestions, I am effectively sponsoring myself, as I end up doing precisely what I would have done if I didn’t have a sponsor in the first place. Often, the tasks I find unappealing or objectionable are precisely the most important ones, as they are the ones most likely to be challenging my ego, which is the source of the resistance and the source, not coincidentally, of all of my problems.