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Was Jesus’ first miracle a liquor run?

I read a book recently that cast a different light on not so much who Jesus was, but perhaps more “how” Jesus likely was.  There was not dispute that Jesus was the Son of God and Messiah.  The questioning was … Continue reading

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The Pentecostal Funeral

I attended a funeral last week. An amazing man… long, long life…. survived trials in family, business, health… yet never wavered from his faith. Even years ago when his wife died mere weeks after diagnosis, leaving him with 3 young … Continue reading

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Giving

Thanks to all who contributed to the dialogue of my last post about me being blasted by a fellow AA member. The topic of contention between us was the 7th Tradition of AA, which is to do with giving financially to … Continue reading

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Community

Community is far more valuable… no, make that essential, than I ever gave it credit for. We are raising a couple of teens right now… my step kids.  One is becoming very challenging in her behaviour.  Very demanding and seemingly … Continue reading

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Challenging my AA: Anonymity … or lack thereof

Is anonymity a fading principle? Social media is a volountary thing… nobody forces us.  Linking to other AA members is to me, a buyer-beware decision. But even before social media, is the second A in AA losing ground?  Our 12th … Continue reading

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Challenging my AA: All of our affairs

” …. and to practice these principles in all of our affairs”. (The oft-overlooked second half of step 12).  I am going to discuss two issues in this post: Hooking up in AA Living our program beyond sobriety Invariably most will … Continue reading

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When the past jumps in front of you

Moving forward does not mean our past won’t jump in front of us again one day.  Moving forward does not mean running or hiding from the past, it means un-handcuffing ourselves from it, dealing with it, closing it out, and … Continue reading

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