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Reflection on Inner Cleaniness

Reflection on Inner Cleaniness

Many times we alcoholics find ourselves reflecting on how we are doing with our motivation.  What motivates us to get out of bed, what motivates us to start our day with prayer, what motivates us to get a good healthy meal, what motivates us to start our work day,...
The Way of Sobriety

The Way of Sobriety

In this Sunday’s scripture we heard about two different responses to a father’s request.  It is not wrenching the text to place alcoholics in this picture. “What do you think of this case?  (Jesus asks)  There was a man who had two sons.  He approached the elder and...
Reflection on AA Coin

Reflection on AA Coin

This Sunday’s readings reminded me of the value of symbols.  In the Old Testament reading [Numbers 21:4-9] we hear the grumblings of the Israelites in the desert where they are disgusted with their wretched food and left to die.  So Moses prayed for his people and the...
Wherever Two or Three are Gathered

Wherever Two or Three are Gathered

In this Sunday’s Gospel we heard Jesus say, “where two or three come together in my name, I am there with them.”  Matthew 18:20 On October 12, 1972, a plane carrying a Uruguayan rugby team crashed high up in the Andes.  Plunging into deep snow, the plane skidded and...
The Father’s Care

The Father’s Care

“Just then the disciples came up to Jesus with the question.  ‘Who is of greatest importance in the kingdom of God?’   He called a little child over and stood him in their midst and said:  ‘I assure you, unless you change and become like little children, you will not...

Loss in the Guest House Family

With a heavy heart we wish to inform you our President and CEO Denise Bertin-Epps Mother passed away on Sunday, August 24th. Please find details below. Please keep Denise and her family in your thoughts and prayers. Obituary for Theresa “Terry” Bertin Peacefully,...