Courage is often something of convenience. We hear of countless stories of heroes who never knew they had the courage to act until the situation presented itself for their courage to emerge. In the course of your addiction, you have probably demonstrated courage. You had courageous conversations that pushed others away so that you could maintain the lifestyle of use. If you lied, stole and manipulated others, you did so with courage. This demonstrates that you have the courage within you to take on your addiction and come through victorious. If you were willing to throw caution to the wind in addiction, are you willing to boldly move forward in recovery? Today, I will avoid danger by putting courage into my recovery efforts. I will throw caution to the wind to lead me towards a life worth living.