Definition of Belonging:
Be a member of (a particular group or organization).
Synonyms of Belonging:
Be a member of, be affiliated to, be associated with, be connected to, be linked to, etc.
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Love in fellowship.
Every human being, to be mentally healthy, must have the feeling of belonging. When we have a sense of belonging we can be intimate. We can feel. We can connect.
If we cannot develop this feeling of belonging, then we will feel lost or disconnected. To be disconnected from life is like walking around during the day not knowing the Sun exists.
To have the feelings of intimacy is warm, glowy, joyful, loving, and connected. The feeling this Elder is talking about is available to everyone. –Elders Meditations | More…
The most unlikely people form friendships, sponsor each other, and do service work together. We meet in the rooms of recovery together, sharing the bonds of past suffering and hope for the future. We meet on mutual ground with our focus on the two things we all have in common—addiction and recovery. –Just For Today | More…