character defects

self – a meditation

  Today, like every other day, we wake up empty and scared. Don’t open the door to the study and begin reading. Take down the dulcimer. Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. Rumi Today, like many other days, I woke up…

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humanity – a meditation

  What would happen to our recovery if it depended completely on one or two well-intentioned but fallible human beings? How Al-Anon Works, p. 123 (tradition 12). My recovery would fail, that is my answer to that question. I think that is why I used to be so “unserene” before my recovery program. I used…

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Step 6 – Episode 28

Step 6 says “[We] were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.” What are “defects of character.” What does “entirely ready” mean? How do we become entirely ready? What if we like some of our defects? How can we become ready to have them removed? Spencer, Kelli, and special guest host…

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