Another early morning with the roofers.
But they finished it today, so that's great.
The right looks great and we are really happy with it.
Looking forward to NOT having to replace shingles every windstorm!
So apparently with the field behind us, the dirt that blows up and prevents shingles from properly sealing.
I remember the storms that happened when we put the shingles up the first time..... Remember all the tar paper being blown down!!!
Anyway, so grateful to have it done and hopefully it seals like it needs to and we can avoid the same problem!!!!!
I went for a good 5 mile run today.
I went a little too late in the day, so it was pretty hot!
Dad and I went on a little day date today.
We went to lunch at Zupas and then we went and got groceries at Costco.
Nice to just be the two of us for a little bit.
This evening we had our ARP meeting.
We talked about Step 4 again.
Step 4 is about making a searching and fearless inventory of your life.
There are a lot of ways to explain why this is important, but I'll tell you one of my favorites.
Do you remember that conference talk about the sliver in the hand?
It can't heal until you remove the sliver.
As much as you know it will hurt, you can't leave it in there.
You have to dig and scrape and then clean the wound so it can heal correctly.
So when you make a searching and written inventory of your life, you can start seeing patterns in your life, why you did what you did.
What drives you.
You find the good things about yourself and you find the bad things about yourself.
When you find the bad you now have the opportunity to forgive yourself!!!
Forgiving yourself of past sins can do so much for what you struggle with right now.
But like the sliver, you can't heal until you do the hard stuff and get the sliver out!
I hope this makes sense.....
Also......another example from our group leader tonight.
She said she always makes her bed.
She recently threw her back out, so instead of fully making the bed, she just pulls the bedspread up to make it "appear" made.
But underneath, it's really a mess.
Everyone is hiding messy sheets under a perfectly placed bedspread!
And one you realize your sheets are all messy, it helps you have a little more empathy for those who haven't recognized they need sheets yet.
Again... Don't know if this makes sense.
But this step has helped me to love others, better.
And in turn, love and forgive myself ❤️
After our meeting, Elsie today get two miles.
We have quite the biker gang now!!!