Written By: Herb Kaighan Date: February 12th, 2013. Topic: Spirituality.
We are material and finite beings. We have survival needs: Basic: breathe, drink, eat, sex Emotional: fight, flight, freeze Human: appreciation, awareness, action We live in a material and finite world. We experience constant change, disequilibrium, internal and external. We learn our needs can be satisfied by material and finite sources: biology, psychology, sociology, and [...]
Written By: Herb Kaighan Date: February 7th, 2011. Topic: Spirituality.
“Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps …” (B.B. page 60). This is the promise confirmed in Step Twelve: having submitted to, taken the action required by, and been brought through the prior 11 steps, a spiritual awakening is guaranteed. The Big Book is not self-explanatory — at least that is [...]
Written By: Herb Kaighan Date: June 1st, 2010. Topic: Spirituality.
What is Forgiveness? Forgiveness is not to… Condone Forget Tolerate Ignore Approve Excuse Minimize Pardon Deny Absolve Reconcile An invite to hurt again Surrendering justice Forgiveness is a decision to not… Retaliate Exact revenge Seek compensation Judge Forgiveness is a decision to… Release them Release ourselves Be released What is the process? Accept the facts: [...]