The dog barks from somewhere outside, High pitched shrill barks, A small dog for certain, Perhaps a Maltese... Clearly unhappy for being left, Is this an irritation? Or an opportunity to become present? The cooler which contains the 5-gallon jug of water, Buzzes and rattles as it seeks to cool the water, Smacking it will… Continue reading Morning Meditation
Where do you find compassion? Where does it hide? Why do I have so little? Why am I so mean to me inside? Others recommend, treat yourself as you would a friend, Unfortunately, I am also hard on them. If I have no understanding of my own mistakes, How can I have any for yours?… Continue reading Compassion?
The topic tonight was Belief and Doubt or Faith and Fear. The lady introducing the topic altered the way I look at these two things. She discussed how she heard a speaker once talk about how these two things were inextricably linked. Which is totally contradictory to how it has always been presented to me… Continue reading Faith and Fear
My greatest addiction, The cause of all my afflictions, Including my drinking, My stinking thinking. The voice that talks that is not me, The one who lies constantly, Driving down my self-esteem, Saying things that are just plain mean. If I don’t keep a conscious eye, And be the watcher as the thoughts pass by,… Continue reading Thinking Addiction
Each tortured twisted human, Judged and on the outskirts of salvation, Before the world can understand, A trail of inspiration, In each one God had a hand, Their plight is an illusion, Looking back we see Gods plan, Evolving consciousness, their contribution. Inside their passion glows, They speak without a plea, Plagued by their earthly… Continue reading Awakening Hearts
April 10th was the 80th anniversary of the textbook Alcoholics Anonymous. Since its inception it has helped carry the message into over 180 nations worldwide. It has been translated into over 67 different languages. The Big Book is amazing spiritual literature and it has changed my life. To celebrate its 80th Anniversary I've created a… Continue reading 80 Life Lesson Learned From Recovery