REFLECTIONS ON CHANGE, SPIRITUALITY, BELIEF, FAITH, PRAYER, AND MORE
Monday, February 9, 2009
Monday, 2/9/09 - "STAR WORDS"
This came off my coffee cup from Starbucks yesterday. On it was written something a Starbucks customer from New York City, Anne Morriss, said and it made it's way onto one of their cups - as a "The Way I see It".
"The Way I see It #76" "The irony of commitment is that it's deeply liberating - in work, in play, in love. The act frees you from the tyranny of your internal critic, from the fear that likes to dress itself up and parade around as rational hesitation. To commit is to remove your head as the barrier to your life."
I just added (for myself) "...the irony of commitment (to the 12 steps) is that....".Wonder if she's one of us? It doesn't matter. Her thoughts spoke to me in a big way. I pass them on.
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.