In the throes of addiction, we often hope and pray for a miracle. We know that our lives are miserable, and we look for a magical cure to lift the obsession. Sobriety comes when we take the first step. Recovery is possible when we begin to take action. The longer we sit back and wait, the longer we suffer. Today, I will take control and responsibility to make my life better. I won’t wait for the cure, I will be the cure by taking the steps necessary to better my life. I will recognize that I deserve better, and take action.