Over the past eighteen months, I have come to believe that when I get out of God's way, things have a way of happening on their own. Things go more smoothly. To put it in familiar terms... "We will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could not do for ourselves." Namely, … Continue reading If you build it, he will come.
I recently read an online post that spoke about tolerance, and it was not at all what I was expecting. Most of us in recovery hear or read the world "tolerance" several times a week - in rooms, in daily meditation, in conversation. We say to each other "Live and Let Live"or "Easy Does It". … Continue reading On Tolerance or: “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.”
...And to dust you shall return. These words are the focal point of yesterday's commemoration. Ash Wednesday starts the five-week period that Christian's use as a sort of starting over. I use this Lenten period to slow down, take inventory of what I'm doing in my life (and list out those nagging character defects) and choose an acute … Continue reading Remember Man that you are dust…
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