2017 – Week 20 – A Reminder of Where I Came From
I had a wonderful blessing Friday morning – one of my tribe called just to chat 🙂 . I had taken the day off, and apparently so had she. I was microwaving my second cup of leftover-from-yesterday coffee and easing into the day, and was so happy to share a few moments one-on-one with her. We talked about this and that. I probably blabbed more than I should – which is an on-going challenge I’m working on.
The conversation moved here and there, and we were talking about how I like to encourage members to look back at their old blog posts.
In times of frustration or discouragement at what I’ve perceived to be my lack of progress in the Master Keys, I’ve looked back at my blog posts and remember who I was and where I came from that first year as a student.
I took my own advice this morning and wondered what I was doing during Week 20 that first year. I got back there and what do you know? It’s the post that shows MOST what progress I’d made from a very shaky start. Only 20 weeks and huge growth – especially since every week was an emotional train wreck for me! If I can do it, anyone can do it! This is where I came from:
I have always been”afraid” of people. I was diagnosed years ago with “social anxiety disorder”. It was very difficult for me to meet new people, extend myself, be in unfamiliar surroundings. My heart would pound and I would think of reasons not to – – – not to meet someone, not to go somewhere, not to do something new. click here to continue the story