“Happy, Joyous, and Free.” As a newcomer to A. A., when I first heard we were to be “Happy, Joyous, and Free” I thought, “Sheesh! What an order! I can’t go through with it.” “Restless, Irritable, and Discontent” were far more familiar.
A stirring presentation using transformational stories and wings of eagles as real-life metaphors for new beginnings. Everything from potting a plant to quoting Isaiah, “Those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall mount on eagles’ wings. They shall run and not grow weary. They shall walk and not faint.” She suggested Christ Consciousness is surrender, to find release and transformation. She said, “Let us fly forth, fellow eagles, ready for adventure.