January 27

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Living Sober through the Psalms

Sober Thought of the Day
“We should be sensible, tactful, considerate and humble without being servile or scraping. As God’s people we stand on our feet; we don’t crawl before anyone.”
― Alcoholics Anonymous

Humility and maintaining the proper balance between self-doubt and self-love is something that comes over time. By watching others in recovery navigate the peaks and valleys of life without despairing and without becoming puffed up has helped me model that behavior in my own circumstances. Number 9

Psalm of the Day
Responsorial Psalm PS 19:8, 9, 10, 15

R. (cf John 6:63c) Your words, Lord, are Spirit and life.

The law of the LORD is perfect,
refreshing the soul;
The decree of the LORD is trustworthy,
giving wisdom to the simple.
R. Your words, Lord, are Spirit and life.

The precepts of the LORD are right,
rejoicing the heart;
The command of the LORD is clear,

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