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Even if the thoughtless can recite many of the scriptures,
if they do not act accordingly,
they are not living the holy life,
but are like a cowherd counting the cows of others. 226 more words

SPIRITUALITY

Thought of the Day: The 12-Step Recovery for Skeptics

If you realize that your drinking and/or addiction problems begin and end with you, usually that’s a good start.

I’ve been frequently in and out of AA rooms for the last couple of weeks. 868 more words

Susan Cheever:  The Real Bill W.

Almost 50 years after his death, the AA founder’s complicated life is more instructive than ever in an increasingly tumultuous world.

Bill Wilson was no saint. 1,222 more words

Opinion Leaders

Podcast: Never Before, Never Again

In the last couple of weeks at Faith Community Church, there has been a strong revival atmosphere.

It started on 16 July 2017 when Rev Bill Wilson of Metro World Child preached at our church on the subject “What Do You See?” Many were challenged to become what Rev Wilson calls “100 degree” Christians – to get to that point in our faith where everything changes. 397 more words

Church

#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

Swedenborg

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