It’s common knowledge that all acts of aggression lead to more aggression. All we have to do is watch the news and read the daily papers to prove that point. But we don’t always get it that the reverse is […]Continue reading »
Can You Learn to Like Yourself?
If we could learn to like ourselves, even a little, maybe our cruelties and angers might melt away. ~ John Steinbeck Who is the recipient (the subject) of our cruelties and angers? Would you not assume the usual, more probable, […]Continue reading »
Acknowledge Only Truth
We can best address the chaos by ignoring it. We can foster meaningful healing by contributing to and acknowledging only peace. ~ Casey, Karen. Daily Meditations for Practicing the Course (Hazelden Meditations) . Hazelden Publishing. Kindle Edition. Would you agree we’re […]Continue reading »
In OA I have learned that being kind, meeting people where they are, listening without judgment, and trusting in an individual’s personal process are true wisdom. Each person I meet has a Higher Power, and it is not I. Kindness […]Continue reading »
At Their Expense
We cannot disclose anything to our wives or our parents which will hurt them and make them unhappy. We have no right to save our own skins at their expense. ~ AA World Services Inc. Alcoholics Anonymous, Fourth Edition, page 74. […]Continue reading »