Tag Archives: God Consciousness

Set Aside Prayer

The Set Aside Prayer: I just realized that we say the Set Aside Prayer every week, and that I have never posted it independently on the blog itself. The prayer is derived from the chapter To The Agnostic, pages 47 and … Continue reading

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Prayer For All 12 Steps

During the 12 Steps in 1 Hour Sessions workshop, we discussed how to practice the Steps on a daily basis. Based on various program prayers, written by many others who came before me, I wrote the prayer below as an … Continue reading

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Step 3 — Either God Is Everything or He is Nothing

I love this exercise which is also from The Idiot’s Guide.   Faced with the First Step; a self-imposed crisis you cannot evade, are you now willing to fearlessly face the proposition that either God is everything or He is … Continue reading

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Wanted: Higher Power

  Help Wanted: Higher Power Try this out for a little fun and a light-hearted alternative technique to explore how you would like your Higher Power to be. The purpose of this exercise is to itemize the tasks and responsibilities … Continue reading

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Emotional Sobriety – A Spiritual Solution

The original program of recovery as outlined in the AA Big Book is deceptively simple and deeply radical. It is not psychological or therapeutic model of change. Instead, the 12 Step model of recovery seeks to create change through a spiritual … Continue reading

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How To Overcome Selfishness — With Prayer

      Hi Everyone! At April’s suggestion, I added her recommendations for how to overcome selfishness — with prayer! The AA Big Book identifies the root of our problem as unrestrained self-will. “… selfishness and self-centered is the root … Continue reading

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Playback Recording Numbers and Summary of Our Meeting This Week

Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing! Telephone conference number: 641-715-3836 PIN: 549628# Playback recording number is: 641-715-3813 PIN: 549628# Playback reference number: 66 Here is the link for the MP3 from the meeting on … Continue reading

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