My sponsor has taught me many, many things. She is an example of what it means to be sober, what it means to be a friend and what it means to basically just be all around fantastic and awesome. When she talks, I listen. She is chock full of little pearls of wisdom that blow my mind and make me think on an entirely different/deeper/more philosophical level.
While all these pearls of wisdom are helpful, there is one that she stresses to me over and over: “Embrace the impermanence”. She believes in these three words so strongly that she got a tattoo of them on her foot. And I figure if she believes in this enough to get it permanently inked on her body, it’s definitely something I should take the time to explore a little deeper. [Read more...]