I don't know that I have ever written this line before but yesterday I WAS PROUD OF MYSELF.
I handled a family drama in an appropriate and healing way. It was not my first instinct but I concentrated on step 11 and actually found the power to "carry that out." Some days are just plain harder than others ya know?
I think one of the greatest assets of long term sobriety is that it becomes second nature in times of stress for our brains to first seek God and then mentally search for the step that applies to the situation. It is after all a design for living.