Rarely do I send out parts of a full article, but here is a good example of seeing great qualities in someone who is struggling. No matter what someone seems to be tied up in, they have so much good in their minds and hearts. Find the good amidst the challenge!
“Charming is the Word for Alcoholics” By Fulton Oursler
Down at the very bottom of the social scale of AA society are the pariahs, the untouchables, and the outcasts, all known by one excoriating epithet-relatives.
Such is my considered opinion. As a journalist it has been my fortune to meet many of the people who are considered charming. I number among my friends stars, and lesser lights of stage and cinema; writers are my daily diet. I know the ladies and gentleman of both political parties; I have been entertained in the White House. I have broken bread with kings and ministers and ambassadors and I say after that catalog, which could be extended, that I would prefer an evening with my AA friends to ...more