After Birthday Night


My husband was out of town at a Men’s conference, so he missed out on Birthday Night (BN). When BN was over I checked my phone and I had a text from my awesome husband, it said……”you and I have been asked to speak at ______ Roundup May 10th”

My response, ” No No No No”

Him- ????, since when did you get allowed to say no?

Me- Answer your phone

Him- In meeting

Me- Was this your suggestion or idea? I will KILL you Mr Husband!

He called me after his meeting and SWORE he didn’t throw me under the bus! I gave him the 5th degree of how this conversation went down. I am still not totally sure I believe him!

Like I said I don’t like speaking! He, on the other hand, is completely comfortable behind the podium or anywhere else that he has everyone’s full attention. He speaks very well and I don’t just say that because he is my husband! See he has a nice sized ego, so you have to be careful with compliments HAHA! Love you hubs!

I can already see how this will go down….. they will love him and they will listen to me and wonder why I was chosen. I am no way near his caliber of speaker. But, regardless, he was right when he asked me in the text…….”When did you get allowed to say no?” The truth is I don’t! I dang sure wouldn’t call my sponsor and tell her that I refused to speak! I am not that stupid!

But o do still have the compulsion to confess, so I did call my sponsor. I told her my response and she laughed and said, “I think that is wonderful! It ain’t about you anyway!”  Then she gave me the same advice I have been given since I got sober , “Tell the truth and don’t say the “F” word.”  After all, it has always worked in the past!

Instead of fretting over this for the next 2 months, I will add this to my prayer and meditation, trust that God knows what He is doing and just get mySELF out of the way! I will keep y’all up on the craziness that goes through my head over the next 2 months. Peace!

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. shoe1000
    Mar 15, 2014 @ 12:22:51

    It is to of maximum service to
    God and my fellows Sounds perfect

    Reply

  2. foreverpaused
    Mar 15, 2014 @ 17:08:01

    I need details so I can see if this fits in my schedule! I would love to hear both of y’all talk at the same conference!

    Reply

  3. good2begone
    Mar 15, 2014 @ 17:18:18

    The Limelighters are going on tour…..lol

    Reply

  4. good2begone
    Mar 15, 2014 @ 17:32:17

    Ooh ooh ch-ch-check it out! I found some intro music for you and the hubs upon entering….

    Just substitute the names and you will be good to go! No need to thank me….

    Reply

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