“even the chief architect, standing in the ruins of his dream, could laugh at himself…” 12&12 p.149
This page, in Tradition 4, also talks about Rule Number 62: Don’t take yourself too damn seriously, and reminds me that “we aren’t a glum lot. If newcomers could see no joy or fun in our existence, they wouldn’t want it. We absolutely insist on enjoying life.” (pg 132, AA). The bottom line is that when I’m able to do as Milton D. suggests – especially when I perceive things as terrible – and “Lighten the f*ck up,” ILML!