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#WednesdayWisdom #12Steps

“(Angels) picture wisdom as a magnificent and finely decorated palace. One climbs up to enter this palace by twelve steps. One can only arrive at the first step by means of the Lord’s power through joining with Him…As a person climbs these steps, he perceives that no one is wise from himself but from the Lord…The twelve steps into the palace of wisdom signify love in union with faith and faith in union with love.”                                   16 more words

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Carrie Fisher: Our Stigma Fighting Icon

for The Fix 

Shortly after noon on Monday, June 19th, my phone started vibrating with text messages. “Did you hear about Carrie Fisher? So sad, right?” I had heard about Carrie Fisher, or so I thought. 301 more words

Addiction

what I am learning....

I am learning that its not all up to me and it never was.   That is in a song by Sara Groves, a song about surrender.   484 more words

Beauty

Grateful for

My dog

Beauty in everything

Irvin Yalom who said

The best thing about depression is when it is over

My job

A job interview

My sponsor… 8 more words

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Jody Wilson-Raybould's dad calls MMIW inquiry a 'bloody farce'

OTTAWA – Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould‘s father is calling the national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women a “bloody farce.”

Bill Wilson, a hereditary chief, says the commissioners have “failed miserably.” 347 more words

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Philosophy and Alcoholics Anonymous

Once again, I’m posting something from the My Life With Kant days. Across two episodes, I covered Alcoholics Anonymous and “The Big Book”.

Since the audio recording is of poor quality, I’m only posting the transcripts. 2,916 more words

to concede in the innermost self

That is what BW says you have to do to stop drinking, to concede in the innermost self that you have a problem with alcohol.  I have heard people shout that in meetings with the message, you haven’t done this yet and this is what you have to do.   438 more words

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