REFLECTIONS ON CHANGE, SPIRITUALITY, BELIEF, FAITH, PRAYER, AND MORE
Sunday, October 12, 2008
"Faith is a liberation of my I from its preoccupation with self that sets me free to respond to the Father, to speak the Yes of love (Pope John Paul II). (I read this from a book I was using in church yesterday. I thought it was beautiful.)
A few more favorite affirmations:
When I or someone else opens the door to fear, I do not have to step through.
I think of others more than I think of myself.
I am free of envy and jealousy.
God is in charge!
I take care of myself.
I AM GRATEFUL FOR: My husband and all our children The sights, smells, sounds, and feel of the beach The fact that when life is sad or difficult, I know it too shall pass Answered prayer Alcoholics Anonymous Sobriety My sponsees My opportunity to volunteer My scooter The warmth of the sun Faith, hope, and love My friends - both in my blog world and here at home Short posts when I'm not up to longer
I'm sober in AA since July 5th 1985, and a grateful member of Alanon since November 2004.
I joined the "blogosphere" in September, 2008.
In December 2011 I became a grandmother for the first time and now understand why it's such a big deal. I'm wildly in love again with that little guy.