A Most Ominous Warning

There are many warnings in the Bible, but none are as dire or as ominous as the one given by the Apostle Paul in his second letter to the church in Thessaloniki!

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My Higher Power, the Light Bulb

In their sincere and honest attempt to maintain a “hands off” policy regarding fellow members’ religious beliefs and perhaps sensitivities, our AA founders exercised gentle wisdom and proffered spiritual freedom.

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Opinionated and Narrow Minded

“For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine; and you say, `He has a demon.’  The Son of man has come eating and drinking; and you say, `Behold, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’  Yet wisdom is justified by all her children.”
Luke 7:33-35 (RSV)

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Abandoning Old Ideas: God and the 12 Steps

Do we want what God has for us bad enough for us to come out of our comfort zone? Or are we going to play “hard to get” with God?

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