The Willow Tree of Willingness
Reflecting upon a speaking engagement, she recognized the key to her spirituality
This past fall, I was asked to speak on the topic of willingness at an AA women's weekend retreat in Ontario, Canada. I was honoured by the invitation and decided to give this some real thought and preparation. So, a few days beforehand I took some quiet time one afternoon to gather my thoughts and put them down on paper, actually onto the computer screen.
A soft breeze and the song of sparrows blew through the window on the warm autumn afternoon as I stared at the blank screen and let my mind wander off into a semi-meditative state. Within mere seconds and without conscious...
The Inward Journey
Looking for balance between spending time with others and spending time with ourselves
The kind, soft words of a friend in AA removed the shame he had over relapsing
That Fateful Phone Call
After years of trying to give up booze on her own, she finally reached out to someone in recovery
That's the Ticket
A speeding ticket taught her something about her character defects