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Dreamquest Journey – Join Me

As this year winds to a close, I’d like to invite you all to go on a journey with me – a Dreamquest journey. A discipline and exercise in visualization and affirmation of the future you wish to attract and the person you wish to be. Join me, won’t you?…More

Useful, Respected, and Happy Once More

Useful, Respected, and, Happy Once More. Self-help is way overrated. Self reduction, however, frees the spiritual space to allow humility to flow in. As self will fades away, we begin to seek God’s will. We have to; after all, self will is leaving. The power we receive in return is…More

Sucked In By Zero

Chasing Zero: Sucked in by Zero Zero the Mime once recounted a story concerning a Guru who was healing magically. You know-raising the dead and all that. And as he wove the tale, I noticed that he was kind of wadding up a napkin in his left hand, that momentarily…More

Happiness May Bring

Happiness May Bring The King James version of the Bible says it this way – “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.” In 1977 my mentor said to me: “place the spiritual first and there’s nothing you can’t…More

All That’s Left Behind

All That’s Left Behind Years ago I wrote a prayer for myself: “Thank you God for all I’ve been given, All I’ve had taken, And for all that’s left behind.” My life’s been shaped sometimes gently and sometimes roughly. Today’s result is a combination of my will, exercised in my…More

Not Just Yet

Not Just Yet The morning brings me awe. A small sliver of silence that connects me to a Power of the World. It’s a fuel source, a spot that I may return to that gives me new power to pause and receive a divine guidance; a nudge, a hunch, an…More

The Jesus Blog

Chasing Zero – The Art of Choosing Zero: A Moment of Awe Some very wise words from my friend, David Poleski. He is the original Zero, but more about that another time. Tipping my hat to you this morning. I wish we could have a conversation in person about all…More

The Art of Choosing Zero

Chasing Zero – The Art of Choosing Zero: A Moment of Awe Some very wise words from my friend, David Poleski. He is the original Zero, but more about that another time. Tipping my hat to you this morning. I wish we could have a conversation in person about all…More

The Power of the Wedge

Chasing Zero: The Power of the Wedge In AA we have formed the habit of carrying chips in our pockets to designate long lengths of sobriety. As in, 30 years is a great accomplishment. However, I haven’t found that to be true; I was closer to a drink my 21st…More

The Journey Begins

No One Did This To Me But Me On December 25, 1973, after an eight-hour dinner – a dinner where no alcohol was served, I returned to my shack on the Port Madison Indian Reservation. I stared at the mirror on the bathroom wall. The image in the mirror was more…More