I went to Kearny High School in San Diego. Things at home were tough for me because of my angry mom. At school I took Honors English from a kind, fun and loving woman. She was a breath of fresh air to me. I really enjoyed her class . A few times I helped her … More Bullying

Inescapable Love

Tonight I am very tired. I look forward to a restful nights sleep.Monday I will be with two of my beloved sisters. One of them is the blonde in the picture just behind me. The next two are my much missed brother David and my sister Ruby. David and Ruby are gone from me now. … More Inescapable Love

Mustard Seed Faith

There is a piece ancient spiritual wisdom that is widely known. It says “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed you can move mountains”. I have recently realized that that saying puts the emphasis less on the size of my faith and more on the size of my Higher Power [hereafter HP]. … More Mustard Seed Faith

Self Care

I once was teaching a Bible class for the members of the alcohol recovery program that I led at Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles.  As we were approaching the end of our time in the class one of the men asked me a question. “George have you ever cheated on your wife?”. Me ” … More Self Care

Great Lunches

Great Lunches…..I have had some marvelous experiences when a friend calls me up and asks me to lunch. -One of the best was when I had about a year in the program. After a meeting Anita, a happily safely married woman asked me if I wanted to have lunch with her At lunch, we laughed … More Great Lunches

Helpful Memories

The price I pay for the privilege I have of living in this incredibly enjoyable world, is the work I have to do to make the bad stuff work for me. I am in the world to care, not to cure. There is a difference between being childlike and being childish. In childhood, there here … More Helpful Memories