Do you have routines? I do. What happens when something interferes with our routines? For me I begin to forget things. I don't keep the good habits I have developed. I miss appointments and the list just goes on and on.
Being in recovery is about developing good habits. Habits like Bible study, prayer, writing in a journal (still developing that one), doing a daily inventory, etc. So, when our routine time is disrupted it is very difficult to find another time that day to do whatever it was we missed. Vacation, being sick and things like that tend to take us away from the routine. Of course sometimes you can use a vacation to get back into a good habit or to spend extra time with God. Unfortunately my vacations don't always go as planned. How about yours?
Well, I said all that now what is the point of all this? Just this, whenever your routine is disrupted don't let it cause you to lose the good habits you have developed. Maybe you may have to get up a little earlier or stay up a little later to do that Bible study or prayer but in the end it is worth it. It helps us keep our sanity and sobriety. See you Friday (another good habit)!