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 and … More Great lunches

Being Real

When I worked at Union Rescue Mission, I was sometimes in charge of the Dryout Room where men detoxed. That meant that every few hours I would go to the Dryout Room and check on the three or four men who were detoxing there. If they asked me to, I would pray with them, but … More Being Real

Surrender

Thanks Lini. There is no other way to enjoy God’s dearness but through surrender. Believe me I have tried many other easier ways. What I have done good or bad are totally irrelevant. It is a clue to how lost I am that surrendering to infinite, total love seems like it is so difficult for … More Surrender

30 Units of “F”

I have more than 30 semester units of “F” on my college record. That is because I had seven consecutive semesters in which I enrolled for classes at San Diego State University and dropped out every semester. Two of my dropout semesters I failed to withdraw from my classes.Of Course, I failed all those classes. … More 30 Units of “F”

Surrender

I once complained to my sponsor that I just can not surrender some things. I surrendered one minute and took it the load back the next. My sponsor’s name was Elsa. Let me explain she was a very elderly lady which means that at the time of this conversation  she was my age now.  if you … More Surrender