“This above all—to thine own self be true…” Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I, Scene III
As many who read this blog know, it took me 7 years after quitting drugs and alcohol to make it into the program. That was when I was sick and tired of being emotionally sick and tired. White knuckling, feeling alone and lost, I found my seat and admitted to everyone that I was an alcoholic. That was when I started showing my true colors. These days I’m usually surrounded by a wide spread of 12 step and other literature at Starbucks while doing my morning rituals. Today, a man I’ve never seen came up to me and said “I know those books. My name is Harvey, I have 30 years.” I got up. We hugged and it was epic, because when I let go of the fear of being judged for being affected by alcoholism and in recovery, and instead just spread myself out there for the whole world to see, I open myself up to abundance of all kinds and ILML!