Daily Readings – Friday, April 12th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day Our need is God’s opportunity. First we must recognize our need. Often this means helplessness before some weakness or sickness and an admission of our need for help. Next comes faith in the power of God’s spirit, available to us to meet that need. Before any needContinue reading “Daily Readings – Friday, April 12th”

Heading Towards the Homestretch….

The time marking my hiatus from social media is quickly coming to a close. Ten more days and I’ll be logging on to Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat once more. It’s certainly been an interesting five weeks thus far and I’ve realized what a hold social media does have on my life. The last couple ofContinue reading “Heading Towards the Homestretch….”

Everthing’s Going to Be Alright…

One of my favorite albums to listen to when I was growing up was the soundtrack to “Jesus Christ Superstar”…..I listened to its songs over and over time and again. I had the opportunity to see a local theater group performance some sixteen years ago. While I’ve been watching episodes of the History Channel’s “Jesus-HisContinue reading “Everthing’s Going to Be Alright…”

Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 10th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day Pride stands sentinel at the door of the heart and shuts out the love of God. God can only dwell with the humble and the obedient. Obedience to God’s will is the key unlocking the door to God’s kingdom. You cannot obey God to the best ofContinue reading “Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 10th”

Daily Readings for Monday, April 8th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day You must make a stand for God. Believers in God are considered by some as peculiar people. You must even be willing to be deemed a fool for the sake of your faith. You must be ready to stand aside and let the fashions and customs ofContinue reading “Daily Readings for Monday, April 8th”

Readings of the Day for Sunday, April 7th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day When trouble comes, do not say: “Why should this happen to me?” Leave yourself out of the picture. Think of other people and their troubles and you will forget about your own. Gradually get away from yourself and you will know the consolation of unselfish service toContinue reading “Readings of the Day for Sunday, April 7th”

More on Bedevilments, the Word of the Day

Bedevilments of the Disease This is taken from Page 52 in the Big Book.  It is a list of common bedevilments we experience as alcoholics / addicts.  The motivation is to seek “God-sufficiency” over self-sufficiency to be rid of them: ~ We were having trouble with personal relationships ~ We couldn’t control our emotional natures ~Continue reading “More on Bedevilments, the Word of the Day”