When I entered AA in 1986 and read the statement, "Let Go and Let God", my first thought was, "You will never get anything done that way. You cannot just sit back and expect 'God' (what ever that is!) to take care of you". I feared that I had entered some sort of cult of… Continue reading Building a Good life ..releasing the idea of struggle
Many years ago, when I believed that spiritual people should not care about (or want) wealth, I was invited by some friends to a dinner before I left to work at a mission in West Virginia. As we were saying goodbye, a man whom I'd known for years (and who was always a crusty kind… Continue reading Expect the best
I got up later than Jack this morning. He was sitting in the living room drinking coffee as I came down the stairs and the first thing he said was, "You would not believe what happened last night!" I could tell it was going to be a good story so I poured my coffee and… Continue reading The “Wonder” of it all. ….and a little contest!