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April 30, 2018

 A Friend
What is a friend?  I used to think it was someone who made me happy.  Duh.  That scores a 100% on the Selfish Meter.  Being happy with a friend requires a lot of me.  Like what?  Like giving them time to be listened to.  Time and listening is important.  List...

April 23, 2018

 The Less You Know

Sometimes, the less I know about a situation, the more likely I will choose it.  For instance, I chose to come to the monastery yesterday to have some monastery time, help out, be with the brothers, and so on.  A real spiritual high so I thought.  But...

April 9, 2018

 Losers
"AA is for losers," or so I have heard.  I tend to agree.  Everyone is AA has lost something, maybe everything but their life, which would have been next had they not gotten into recovery.  And all the members feel lost, in a daze.  No one hangs around in AA un...

April 2, 2018

 Happy Easter
If you are trying to make something of Easter, you might want to make some quiet time for yourself.  That is, make a choice for some silence.  It might make you more attentive to what is going on around you, much less within you.  Silence is the food of o...

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