todAAy i AAm grAAteful & thAAnkful
that I've slowly learned (in recovery) not to exxagerate the facts. I have always been proficient at this. Now, when I catch myself doing this, I have to stop and correct my thinking and speaking.
that a young man asked me to be his sponsor yesterday. Without hesitating, I agreed. But for some reason, I felt it necessary to tell him that although I have 4 sponsees right now, I'm not working steps with any of them. In retrospect, there was absolutely no reason for me to say this. I must examine why I said it. Well, I know why. I wanted him to know how damn busy I am, when in reality, I'm not.
for awareness of some of the defects in my thinking that need adjusting
Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there - buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.
~~ Deepak Chopra