Today’s “Pay Forward” gift is – A Welcome Change. Taking a leap into the unknown happen when I realized I could really stop drinking and believed I could stay that way, like the sober members of my A.A. click group. I was still standing on a precipice until I experienced that I could have a working relationship with our Father, and His spiritual principles embodied in A.As’ wonderful way of life. It was a welcome change. I was and I am delighted with the realization that there is an indwelling Presence within me I can call on 24/7. The promise on page 45 of our Big Book that I could find a Higher Power greater than anyone or anything that could do for me what I could never do for myself. I am so deeply grateful. Behind every problem or difficulty, real or illusion I come to know there is a way out. I turn to our Father for the solution, which is raising my consciousness above the level where the difficulty seems to be, and leave the results to the Boss. A complete reversal of our personal “reality” made up; a world of limitations. It’s not just taking off a garment, but ripping off a layer of skin. It’s the undoing of a life-long investment in habits of thoughts and feelings, the Identifying and letting go of these old useless and harmful beliefs is an essential part of the art of practicing A.As’ spiritual principles in all our affairs. Thy Love, Thy Will be done.