2nd Edition, Revised Material

2024 Bible Chronicles By Month

Posts discussing biblical history, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) the spiritual enlightenment of A Course in Miracles (ACIM).

May 2024

I Always Grow Through Pain

That’s what I try to focus on. That’s where the pain lies. That’s where my growth occurs.
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Why I Feel My Separateness

Either way you choose to read it – we were no longer in a paradise. We were on our own and had separated ourselves from our paradise or Source. We had separated ourselves from each other because we came to believe we, in fact, WERE separate things.
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My Creek, My Perspective, And Me

I was out in thigh deep water, scooping up bottom muck and tossing it on the banks. The rain came, went, and came again. I was soaked. When it began to downpour, I retreated to the crawl space beneath the house to rest and wait out the sudden deluge. I felt something between my big and second toe. I took off by rubber sandals and found a small, inch-long crayfish. I returned it to the creek.
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We Are Spirit-Filled Life

Jesus’ resurrection was the proof, not of his divinity, but of the indestructibility of true, spirit-filled Life. His bodily reappearance was a symbol of the fact that true resurrection is of the mind and, thus, the disappearance of the body as a real thing – rather than a magical reappearance.
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Experiencing the Peace and Truth of the Realities of Spirit

Whether or not my words (or the Apostle Paul, or the writers of the Gospel of Mark, or John of Patmos, or Wayne Dyer, or Eckert Tolle, or Deepak Chopra, or Marianne Williamson, or anyone else) resonate with you – simply believing this happened to me or other writers does not mean it will happen to you. The realities of Spirit are experienced, not arrived at intellectually. The Truth of Spirit is known on a visceral level, not as a logical conclusion to a series of philosophical arguments. The Truth of Spirit brings a Peace I simply know from my insides.
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April 2024

Quantum Physics And My Spirituality

In college a Philosophy of Science class explained that scientists couldn’t tell if light was really a wave or matter/energy.
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Living With Attachments & Expectations

I’ve commented in these messages before how I spent years trying to “Shine my light.” Then I learned from a friend in ACIM that I should be trying to eliminate the dark curtains....
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Are More People Waking Up?

You don’t have to be an alcoholic to be “sick and tired of being sick and tired.”
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Don’t Think So Much Sometimes … Just Do

I had a marvelous experience during the early years of my recovery.
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Health Update

Regardless of my physical condition, however, I still remain an already-loved eternal spirit in the consciousness of God.
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March 2024

The Four Incremental Steps Of My Growth In ACIM

“I am begining to living in the Now – experiencing the reality of the Son-of-Godness in everyone I meet.
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I Need To Stop Beating Myself Up

I get really frustrated with myself quite often. My ego keeps telling me I shoulda/coulda/woulda all sorts of things if I were really spiritual. As a result, I find myself getting – not just upset with me – very upset with others. My serenity goes in the toilet. Spiritual?
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Willing to be Willing

What happened and how we explain it or not doesn’t matter. Responding to unexplained willingness is key to unlocking doors.
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Cancer Journey Update

Following a full-body PET scan, my 24-month follow-up with my radiation oncologist showed no signs of any returning cancer.
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Move Life Forward: Forgive And Forget

To move forward in life requires the ability to forgive and forget. This is an all or nothing scenario.
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February 2024

ACIM A Course In Miracles

A short description of the practicality of the Course in Miracles is that we are here to be both teachers and students.
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Cultivate Wisdom With Relationships & Faith

I believe there are points in relationships that are bridges. By that mean you are letting go of some idea, feeling, or nugget of inner wisdom and reactor for a new/refreshed version or something entirely different.
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Form of Life and Spirit of Life

Spiritual Christians are aware of the difference between the form and spirit of living,
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Spiritual Christianity Is Growing

It occurs to me that more people now are interpreting their relationship with God as a personal spiritual journey.
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January 2024

Expressing Gratitude

In this new year are we living our faith in the spirit Jesus taught, and as he practiced?
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Love and Righteousness

I discovered my “light” was already within me – emanating from my True Self.
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Five Core Values

Let us take time to remember that God does inhabit our lives to the extent we remember to move about in kindness and compassion.
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New Years Message

Let us take time to remember that God does inhabit our lives to the extent we remember to move about in kindness and compassion.
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Last Four Blog Posts

How The Bible Became The Bible

An overarching history of how the Bible developed, with practical wisdom of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and integrating spiritual enlightenment of A Course in Miracles (ACIM).