I am going to my first religious retreat today. I will be gone all weekend. I have been to plenty of AA retreats, but never a religious retreat. I am really looking forward to it.
It is in the mountains, and it should be very nice. My flannel jammies are freshly washed and folded. I have done some shopping for some casual clothes to wear. I will load up my hiking boots, my wool socks, and a hat or two.
I am so grateful that through being sober in Alcoholics Anonymous, I have gotten to discover who I am - and it is NOT who I thought I was. I can walk into a church today and not worry about the structural integrity of the roof!
"AA led me gently from this fantasizing to embrace reality with open arms. And I found it beautiful! For, at last, I was at peace with myself. And with others. And with God." -- Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 559