In Alcoholics Anonymous we learn to live in what is referred to in the Big Book as the fourth dimension. This is a powerful shift in consciousness. When I came into AA I was full of fear. The past was over, the present included profound grief over the loss...
Gratitude for me is a matter of perception. It usually requires that I shift the kaleidoscope of my perception a few degrees away from my normal gaze and onto one of more light, beauty, and love. Often this shift is thrust upon me like when I am driving North up...
There are times when I lose my grip on life. Some unexpected news shatters my normal equanimity: a sudden need for surgery for a loved one, financial set back, someone close to me is dishonest… I find myself caught up in fear. I struggle to...