Many of us are aware that Bill and Bob started AA in 1935. Their fellowship originated in a faith-based understanding that those beset by similar problems are best suited to help each other. It wasn't until 1946 and the adoption of the "Traditions" that AA distanced itself from overtly Protestant theology. The objective of this … Continue reading Recovery Community Meetings. The Biblical Basis.
It's great to be healthy, wealthy and wise. God has blessed you. But have no pity on the sick, poor and stupid - who are beneath contempt. 'They' have done something to bring God's disfavor and condemnation. You are a CHINO. Christian in Name Only.
Medicine and the Mind — The Consequences of Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis | NEJM https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1910603
Hate is responsible for the desolation of peoples, cultures and economies. Hate cuts us off from God. It does not belong in a harangue from church pulpits.
This Sunday morning, prior to arriving to worship our battle was particularly pitched. Driving to services, there was time to pray, get centered and surrender - but with such an undertow of hopelessness.
A challenging meditation on objective truth. Particularly for thinking believers: How current scientific philosophy helps resolve how nature continues to witness for the presence of a Creator. "Take, for example, the mind-body problem, which addresses how matter generates mind, and especially conscious states."Scientific American, September 2009. John Horgan. https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/pluralism-beyond-the-one-and-only-truth/ An interesting read. An example of … Continue reading “Pluralism: Beyond the One and Only Truth” – The Science of Doubt and Dualism?
“Google Maps will display more the location of more than 83,000 recovery meetings, including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, CNET reports.” https://www.cnet.com/news/google-maps-adds-tools-to-fight-drug-addiction/ So far as we know CR / CRI will not be included.
Managing yourself starts with self-acceptance “We must stop hiding behind masks to please the world. If you accept yourself and do what brings out the best in you, your focus changes from trying to be a better person for someone to leading life on your own terms.” Learning How to Manage Your Psychology Changes How … Continue reading Learning How to Manage Your Psychology Changes How You Respond to Everything – Thrive Global