Tuesday — Frustration, Tiredness, Sadness
Frustration, Tiredness, Sadness. Those are the words that come to mind when I reflect on Monday.
I’ll first address my “sadness.” Yesterday afternoon I received a message letting me know that a past Pennsylvania Delegate passed away suddenly. Deb was the first person to call me after I was chosen to represent Pennsylvania as
My “frustration” stems from yesterday afternoon’s session. As we prepared to vote on an important item, discussion ensued. There were opposing views from many people and the discussion became somewhat emotional. I am unable to give specifics at this
I think “tiredness” can explain itself but I’m going to elaborate. The evening session went long last night. I returned to my room, I removed my coat and tie and made a phone call. 2 hours, 29 minutes later, I ended my call and still had a report to write that I am presenting this afternoon. I finally went to bed around 1:45 am and believe or not, I had to get up at 5:00 am to prepare to lead the morning Al-Anon meeting. I’ve told many people the days are long at the World Service Conference, but I think I stretched yesterday to the absolute limit. I’ll be able to sleep in on Friday and that’s what I’m looking forward to.
We have to eat, and it’s especially important to take time out from the sometimes grueling work of the Conference. Lunch was great and just what I needed.
I’m going for another cup of coffee now so that I stay
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Your friend in service,
Jeffrey F., Delegate
Panel 58, Pennsylvania
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