Over the years, how has deeper insight about yourself contributed to your ability to have a fuller social life?
So, over the years, any insight gained has enabled me to make others laugh, cry, and shake their heads in disbeliefI am a "basket case" or as certain friends here in the South say (in affection, at least that is why they tell me!)"You are a mess, just a mess!" And that, really is the true state of affairswhich is why I have no problem with the first part of our Mass that you mentioned, John, I am a "mess" without HimI know for sure after looking at what I bring to the table.It is ALL G.R.A.C.Egifts received at Christ's expense.
This self awareness has not applied in a "dating world" for meas a widow coming out of many years in married lifebut my social lifeas in my opportunities for conversation and contact with others in my community or profession is not encumbered by the fears and self consciousness of youthI enjoy mixing, sharing, and just socializing,,,and He covers me despite myself and all that awareness :-) Thank, God!