Bad Memories

I have worked so hard at getting garbage out of me based on the idea “What God reveals God God heals. I have shared at meetings that I was sure that all the horrid memories of my boyhood were out and dealt with. Today, right out of the blue, A memory came up suddenly and … More Bad Memories


I grew up in a home where very little was stable. I could never be sure my needs were going to be met. Sometimes I felt loved, but often I was scrambling to find a way to ease my insecurity. Sometimes the rent could not be paid and we ran out of food. The phone … More Stability


Courage -If fear is horribly limiting then courage is wonderfully fulfilling -My Higher power is always available to me so I am more willing to take risks when I am consciously aware of God’s presence. -Carefully working my program including prayer and meditation I slowly but consistently become aware of God’s presence in my life … More Courage


There is an old joke about perspective. “A man was walking through the woods and accidentally knocked over a beehive . The man took off running with the bees in hot pursuit. He came to a mud puddle, jumped in and sank clear to his ankles. That doesn’t sound to deep to you but you … More Perspective


Homage is todays word given as a suggestion for the topic of a post. Homage is the ceremonial middle age deference to his Lord. It occurs to me that God is the ultimate Lord of the Universe to whom homage from me to him is due.The thing I am thinking about is that my Higher … More Homage


I suffered painfully as a boy. I was abused by every abuse a young boy can experience. My trouble was that I accepted abuse as normal home life. I had nothing to which I could compare my painful experiences with so that I would be able to recognize my abuse as abuse. – I am … More Grief

Handling The Pain

I have often pictured myself as a mountain lake. My lake is loaded with rabbits swimming around like fish. I know that rabbits swimming around like fish seems unreasonable. If the rabbits are a picture of my buried pain then the swimming rabbits are appropriate because their is nothing rational about me carrying around buried … More Handling The Pain

The Challenge of The Gettysburg Address and The Star Spangled Banner

“Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. [Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are … More The Challenge of The Gettysburg Address and The Star Spangled Banner