Spiritual knowledge is where you find it—in meetings, in conversations with others, in books, even in songs and movies. Over time I have collected bits of wisdom from here and there.
None of these ideas are original, although I have fleshed out the thoughts with material from books, the internet, and other sources. A section of some of these reference sources can be found here.
It’s the principle that counts. Principles before personalities. Practice these principles in all our affairs. The spirit of the idea, not the letter of the law. Guidelines that are useful in the everyday world.
The Meaning of the Serenity Prayer
“The Serenity Prayer” was written by Reinhold Niebuhr around 1943 and is used as an opening prayer at AA meetings. It is not only a spiritual ideal but also a practical tool for everyday life.
Dealing with Grief and Dying in Recovery
It is a life-changing disaster, a hurt that may seem impossible to be rid of. It’s important that we grieve, but it is just as important that we recover.
or Living in the Moment
Mindfulness is a way to focus on our thoughts and feelings, to understand them, and to take control over them. It is living in the moment, which is an essential part of serenity.
What is Daily Bread?
Daily bread is really one day at a time on the scale of eternity. It’s not just what we need for our physical bodies—such as food, shelter, heat, and air—but all of our spiritual requirements as well.