Posts by: Rick W.

Upon Awakening

Upon Awakening

Happy Thursday family… A dear friend of mine in the Fellowship sent this to me yesterday and I thought it was worth sharing.  It seems that clear cut direction are up for me this week.  At my home group this past Monday, we had a great discussion on Step 11 (prayer and meditation) and I …

The Business of A.A.

The Business of A.A.

[DISCLAIMER: This post was written and is being shared by a member of A.A. for informational purposes only and is in no way connected to Alcoholics Anonymous or the general service structure found therein.] Have you ever wondered how business decisions are made for the whole of A.A. (in the U.S. and Canada)? Each year, …

Is Prayer Enough?

Is Prayer Enough?

This morning when I was starting my prayers, just as I closed my eyes and went into the stillness – something got in the way… my thinking.  The thought that came to mind before I really even got into my prayer was, “Yeah, this is great and all – but is this all there is …

How Long You Stay There

How Long You Stay There

There’ve been many spiritual leaders I’ve paid attention to in my life and one of the ones I love the most is a woman by the name of Nadia Bolz-Weber.  She has many spiritual teaching credentials to her name and has written several New York Times best selling books.  I was watching a video of …