MTG – Orlando – “College Park 12 Step”

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. I can’t work the Steps through sheer willpower, but I can through sheer willingness! 2. For a long time I thought I was a character defect. 3. It was good to hear the six P’s again: Perspective, Pain, Prayer, Patience, Process, & Payoff.  It’s been a while since I’ve heard them. 😊

MTG – Orlando – “College Park 12 Step”

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. No amount of being right ever helped a relationship. 2. I qualified for this program as soon as I was conceived! 3. There were times when I wore a halo & carried a pitchfork. 4. You can’t have a tug-of-war if it’s just one person.

MTG – Ocoee – “Monday Miracles”

WHAT I LEARNED: In studying Concept 6, is it a coincidence that the word trust is in trustee?  Hmm…  Good thing they’re not called untrustees! 😉

MTG – Orlando – “Easy Does It”

WHAT I LEARNED: When I have acceptance in my heart, I become more serene.  When I have serenity in my soul, I become more accepting.  And on & on the circle of acceptance & serenity goes… of having & becoming…

MTG – Orlando – “Easy Does It”

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. Al-Anon is many things to many people.  It reminds me of the poem, “The Blind Men & the Elephant” by John Godfrey Saxe – only without the disputing of opinions! 2. My favorite line from the book study tonight is from page 107 from “Opening Our Hearts, Transforming Our Losses” (item #…

MTG – Orlando – “Easy Does It”

WHAT I LEARNED: Wise words: “…what we resist persists.”  (See page 18 from “Opening Our Hearts, Transforming Our Losses” (item # B-29).)  Even wiser words: “Resistance is futile.”  (See probably any sci-fi movie trailer.)  I need to get back to Step One & wave the white flag of surrender.

MTG – Orlando – “Easy Does It”

WHAT I LEARNED: “Today” is a word I need to use more often in order to gain perspective.  If I’m not having a great day, I’m only having it …“today.”  It’s not going to be for the whole week/month/year.  It reminds me tomorrow can always be different.