Wednesday, June 22, 2005

1.32 - The One with the arrival at departures

Going to the airport is a fun time...well most of the are either going somewhere...dropping someone off...or picking someone up. Monday I went to go pick up D-Ray from the airport...which shouldn't be much hassel...leave about 1/2hr for traffic and you should be fine. I'm driving along Hwy 409 and on the highway that takes you right into the terminals at Pearson Airport in Toronto. As I approach I see police cruisers and a barricade on the highway forcing me to take the offramp to Airport Road. Something must be wrong if they are shutting down the main highway to the airport. So I take the offramp...and comgin towards Airport Road I can see cars backed up for miles...people getting out of their cars and walking on the highway towards the airport. I finally get to Airport Road and turn onto it...and of course I'm backed up as well..but at least it's a snail's pace.

From one stop light to took about an hour...that's one Toronto's really not THAT far. But get's better. I turn into the terminal roads and it looks like clear sailing from least 200 cars are trying to get to arrivals and/or the parking lot. Nobody was really going into Departures's a good thing that D-Ray had his cell phone with him...I gave him a call telling him to meet me at Departures so I can pick him up. So what should have taken me 5 mintues took me an hour and a half. Later I hear that the Limo/taxi drivers were protesting something and holding up the traffic there. Sure they got their message across...but I'm not sure many people are too sympathetic to their cause. But not all was lost...picked up D-Ray and then went to go see Batman Begins...which btw...great movie. By far the best Batman movie yet...I hope that they don't screw up the new Superman movie that comes out next year.

What is your deepest fear?

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you NOT to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightening about shrinking so that other people won't feel unsure around you. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone. As we let our own Light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

A Return To Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles by Marianne Williamson,1992

This was quoted in Coach Carter..another excellent it if you haven't seen it yet.