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.
His first question was: Would I back up my assertion that a Christian witness must be named. Which I found surprising, because this is an obvious truth. Anonymity hasn't any biblical basis. Does it?
Questioning our anonymity... Should it be put on the altar? In 12-step programs we always respect anonymity. It's a necessary component of self-help community. But Christianity isn't conducted anonymously.
“Disease Mongering?” Can Psychiatry Heal Itself? - Scientific American https://apple.news/A71t-ui9qSkaOnl5flqMlAw “Sales of medications for mental illness increased by a factor of six between 1987 and 2001. Psychiatrists and drug companies aggressively promoted drugs for mild anxiety and depression, which had not previously been considered illnesses. (This is the practice that ...calls “disease-mongering.”) “
"Faith is the substance of things hoped for." Something like a tube of toothpaste. If I squeeze hope, faith is the substance that comes out.
Preventing Compassion Fatigue When Caring For Your Partner - Thrive Global Worth a read for sure... https://apple.news/A2Qa7ABd1STm5lU7hEpsMIA
“Though the fig tree may not blossom, Nor fruit be on the vines; Though the labor of the olive may fail, And the fields yield no food; Though the flock may be cut off from the fold, And there be no herd in the stalls— Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy … Continue reading On what to hope for when it’s hopeless
Seriously. LOL. (Sob...) Mark Taylor – DeadState http://deadstate.org/tag/mark-taylor/