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What I think

Quotes I Like

I think about what others say that reaches my bones.  Here are some of my favorite quotes.  Do you have some to share? Scroll down

What I Think About

I really value the wisdom of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and their Blueprint for Living.  Here are some commentaries on the steps.  Do you have experiences  to share? Scroll down

Sermons I have given

I am a certified lay speaker for the Blue Ridge District of the United Methodist Church.  I am called, from time to time, to conduct church services and give sermons when the minister is away. Do you have comments on my messages?  Scroll down

Quotes I Like

A collection of quotes from various people. I hope that some of these touch you and give you pause to think.

Steps to Freedom

Trust God

Steps 1, 2 and 3
Honesty Open-mindedness and Willingness - the keys that release us from the bondage of self

Clean House

Steps 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9
Get right with ourselves, get right-sized with God and get right with  those we have harmed

Help Others

Steps 10, 11, 12 Maintenance of a spiritual  awakening - each day we look for selfishness, self-seeking, dishonesty, fear - we work on our conscious contact with God through prayer and mediation - we practice these principles each day and seek out opportunities to be of service.

Sermons and Things

All sermons are based on a Gospel reading. That reading is provided at the beginning. I pray that these messages hold something for you that you can carry into your life in the weeks to come.  As dicisples of Christ, we are meant to transform the world. (That ALWAYS begins with us.)


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