“Relationships Are the Hardest Thing We Do…”

The title of this post are the words my sponsor in AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) mentioned to me once, and again, and again, and again at various times. And today, as I contemplate those words, I am thinking about Step 2 of the AA-12 Step Program.  The send step, specifically states, "Came to believe that a Power … Continue reading “Relationships Are the Hardest Thing We Do…”

Reconciliation

Yesterday, I had a bit of a beef with someone online, but the nice thing is that we were able to reconcile the difference, which amounted to nothing more than a misunderstanding. I'm not going to go into details, because it was with someone I consider a friend and my personal integrity requires me to … Continue reading Reconciliation

Snow-covered Dung Heap or Dung-covered Snow Heap?

As many of you know, I have always struggled with faith, God and religion.  Today, I was thinking about my mental health with respect to faith and began to contemplate some of the things I feel; and, there is no doubt that there is an intimate connection between our spiritual beliefs and our psyche.  Suffice … Continue reading Snow-covered Dung Heap or Dung-covered Snow Heap?