“She couldn’t understand what was wrong with those who were mean to her… she pretended what they said was an arrow that sailed right by as she stepped out of the way… What others say or think is part of them and their lives, not ours.” – Today’s Gift
It’s not so easy to let mean words from others sail past me, particularly when they come from the mouths of those closest to me. Yes, I understand that their words (in theory) reflect more upon them, but let’s face it, us alcoholics and ALAnon’s are pretty sensitive. My ability to deflect unkind or judgmental statements is directly correlated to my spiritual and emotionally health. When I plug in and do the daily deal (the things mentioned in my blog), ILML!