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Step of the Month: Step 8

8. Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.

Step nine, the making of amends, gets a lot of air time, but in some ways, it is step eight where the truly hard work of amends gets done.  755 more words

The 12 Steps

Thursday's Thine: Matthew 19:14

This is one of the most misunderstood verses in the Bible. Jesus on any given day could be approached by hundreds, thousands of people. So you can hardly blame the disciples for ushering children away when they ran up to Jesus. 204 more words

Daily Reading

Crowds and solitude

Jesus and his disciples left the synagogue, together with James and John, and went to Simon and Andrew’s home. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was sick in bed with a high fever. 340 more words


Day 92: Caroline- The Southerner Turned Californian

“Love is being open to showing someone your vulnerabilities…not because you have to, but because you want to.”

As C.S. Lewis once said, “To love at all is to be vulnerable.”  As the quotation contines, Lewis goes on to write how if one attempts to avoid this vulnerabiltiy, the outcome will be much worse than a broken heart.   167 more words

Orni-Theology and The Nest

While working on that last post, Say’s Phoebe and Nest, I got to thinking about that nest. Did you really look at it? Click the photo to enlarge it and really LOOK at it. 488 more words



By now, we’ve found a relationship with God based on His love for us. Also, we’ve become aware of areas needing transformation in our lives by the Holy Spirit, Bible, and money. 139 more words


A Famine Where Abundance Lies

This painting refers to money, but it isn’t just about money. Money issues are about survival, abundance, greed, security and safety, giving and receiving, and about worth. 1,070 more words