10. There is no one happy ending. No endless continuation of bliss and fulfillment. Life goes on as a new beginning with new challenges. This is life. This is good.
9. By giving up on me and submitting to Christ, I realize my deeper meaning is to serve others and not myself.
8. From this point on, it isn’t about me but God, and He is all about serving others.
7. Christ died so I might be given life to the fullest. My best days I remember this. My very best days I remember this all day.
6. Being on God’s purpose is where true fulfillment lies.
5. God brought me through the challenges. He did it before. He’ll do it again. He is always faithful.
4. I am confident with God’s help the happy endings and beginnings will continue. In his timing. Not always mine.
3. As I look back over the last 20 years, I realize happiness occurred in the day-to-day challenges of being the man God created me to be.
2. I can never be all that God desires for me if I ignore loving and serving my family and the entrepreneurs He has put in my life.
1. The challenge: Trust in God, not Charlie. It sounds simple, but it was a challenge. God came through. I’ve been sober for 23 years, and I am no longer a workaholic.