MTG – Chuluota – “New Life AFG”

WHAT I LEARNED: “Fine” stands for: Frustrated, Insecure, Neurotic, & Emotional.  (Actually I learned this sometime ago but I couldn’t remember the entire acronym.  Now that I’m writing it in this blog, I can refer back to it if I ever forget again & start telling people I’m “fine!”)

CAL – Members Interested in Speaking (Item # G-1)

WHAT I LEARNED: When I was first asked to be a speaker in 2012, I ran to get this item & it wasn’t so much as a guideline as it was a goldmine! I even used it as a checklist to make sure I had certain points covered. Re-reading it now, I see the importance…

MTG – Orlando – “Today’s Hope AFG”

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. I was a speaker again tonight & now I know the term I was looking for the other day that describes the feeling at the end of my story – when people come up to me with tears in their eyes – & the person I thought I was not reaching,…

MTG – Deland – “Deland AFG”

WHAT I LEARNED: To me, there is almost no better feeling in this program than when I’m a speaker at a group & after the meeting is over, someone comes up to me & says “You told my story!”  I can’t even think of a word to properly describe how amazing that feeling is, but I…

MTG – Maitland – “Saturday Serenity AFG”

WHAT I LEARNED: The clock in the room was stuck at 20 minutes ’til the top of the hour.  I knew it was broken even before the meeting started, yet as the meeting continued, every time I glanced at it I thought the time was correct.   Oh how I’ve done this with so many things in my life!  Where…

MTG – Orlando – “Today’s Hope AFG”

WHAT I LEARNED: Sometimes the “gifts” I get from this program are actual physical possessions that I can carry around with me.  Thank you for the one I got at this meeting tonight because I know I will treasure it for a long time to come!