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Daily Reading – June 4, 2014 – Thy Will Be Done

In Al-Anon we gradually come to realize the important influence that prayer has on our lives.  The idea of prayer (how, why, when) calls for some reflection on our part. If I were to pray: “My will be done,” wouldn’t

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Daily Reading – June 4, 2014 – Thy Will Be Done

In Al-Anon we gradually come to realize the important influence that prayer has on our lives.  The idea of prayer (how, why, when) calls for some reflection on our part. If I were to pray: “My will be done,” wouldn’t

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Daily Reading – June 3, 2014

Philosophers, clear back to the ancient Greeks, have always made much of the idea of correcting bad habits by daily practice of good ones.  In Al-Anon we make much of this, too.  We learn we cannot go on functioning as

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Daily Reading – June 3, 2014

Philosophers, clear back to the ancient Greeks, have always made much of the idea of correcting bad habits by daily practice of good ones.  In Al-Anon we make much of this, too.  We learn we cannot go on functioning as

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Daily Reading – May 24, 2014

It’s ironic, but until you can free those final monsters within the jungle of yourself, your life, your soul is up for grabs. -Rona Barrett We all have monsters. Maybe it’s depression over the past or present circumstances, or resentment

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keep-calm-and-learn-the-definition-of-insanity

Daily Reading – May 24, 2014

It’s ironic, but until you can free those final monsters within the jungle of yourself, your life, your soul is up for grabs. -Rona Barrett We all have monsters. Maybe it’s depression over the past or present circumstances, or resentment

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Daily Reading – May 23, 2014

Give as much of yourself as you can to as much of your higher power as you can understand. -S.H. The more we are in concert with God, the greater will be our pleasures in life. Recognizing our partnership with

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Daily Reading – May 23, 2014

Give as much of yourself as you can to as much of your higher power as you can understand. -S.H. The more we are in concert with God, the greater will be our pleasures in life. Recognizing our partnership with

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Daily Reading May 17, 2014

MAY 17 Loving allows us to live and through living we grow in loving. -Evelyn Mandel Many days it seems too easy to be centered on ourselves, wondering if others love us rather than loving others. On those days, we

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Daily Reading May 17, 2014

MAY 17 Loving allows us to live and through living we grow in loving. -Evelyn Mandel Many days it seems too easy to be centered on ourselves, wondering if others love us rather than loving others. On those days, we

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Daily Reading – March 24, 2014

Love has a hundred gentle ends. -Leonora Speyer Letting go is a process that is seldom easy. For many, its meaning is elusive. How do we “let go”? Letting go means removing our attention from a particular experience or person

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Daily Reading – March 24, 2014

Love has a hundred gentle ends. -Leonora Speyer Letting go is a process that is seldom easy. For many, its meaning is elusive. How do we “let go”? Letting go means removing our attention from a particular experience or person

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Daily Reading – March 23, 2014

On occasion I realize it’s easier to say the serenity prayer and take that leap of faith than it is to continue doing what I’m doing. -S.H. The pain of change is a reality. But so is the pain of

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Daily Reading – March 23, 2014

On occasion I realize it’s easier to say the serenity prayer and take that leap of faith than it is to continue doing what I’m doing. -S.H. The pain of change is a reality. But so is the pain of

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Daily Reading – March 21, 2014

A jogger was nearing the end of a run.  Sand dunes on the left blocked his view of the beach beyond.  Crossing the dunes would require extra effort after a long, tiring workout.  Instead, he could opt to remain on

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Daily Reading – March 21, 2014

A jogger was nearing the end of a run.  Sand dunes on the left blocked his view of the beach beyond.  Crossing the dunes would require extra effort after a long, tiring workout.  Instead, he could opt to remain on

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Daily Reading – March 20, 2014

The Higher Power we read about in the Twelve Steps is a spiritual idea. We may think of this Higher Power as God – Goodness, Power, Love, Spirit, Father, Friend.  Or it may be nothing more than the Al-Anon group

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Daily Reading – March 20, 2014

The Higher Power we read about in the Twelve Steps is a spiritual idea. We may think of this Higher Power as God – Goodness, Power, Love, Spirit, Father, Friend.  Or it may be nothing more than the Al-Anon group

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Daily Reading – March 15, 2014

From In God’s Care – Karen Casey You should practice humility first toward man, and only then toward God. He who despises men has no respect for God–Paracelsus It is easeier for us to be humble before God than before

Daily Reading – March 15, 2014

From In God’s Care – Karen Casey You should practice humility first toward man, and only then toward God. He who despises men has no respect for God–Paracelsus It is easeier for us to be humble before God than before