Meditation Groups

It has been said that, “almost the only scoffers at prayer (and meditation) are those who never tried it enough.” ~ AA Literature There are two types of meditation and many ways to perform meditation. The most common form of meditation is passive. This could be Focused Attention, Open Monitoring, Effortless Presence, Zen, Visspana, Mindfulness,… Read More Meditation Groups

A Life of Joy

However, continuing to maintain a conscious contact with a G.O.D. of our understanding ensures the spiritual fitness necessary for continued sobriety and a life that remains happy, joyous, and free. ~ AA Literature In Step #11, we learn that this prayer life is an ongoing practice or exercise. If practiced daily, we will become more… Read More A Life of Joy

Making Sense

Step #11 encourages us to practice prayer, to continue talking to our HP daily, even though it seems a senseless exercise. ~ 12 Step Literature Last night, I was at another Step #11 study meeting. Wow, just wow. When we stay open for messages, they abound. When we see even the newcomer as someone we… Read More Making Sense

As If

Then we acted as if God were really, exactly what we wanted and needed our HP to be. ~ anon Three times this week, I got to study Step #11. I love when that happens….to focus on one step and get many different experiences in one room. I am not alone. Each of us has… Read More As If