Sunday Prayer | Be the Blessing Someone Else is Needing Today

You don’t need me to regurgitate the headlines. Current events aren’t happy places today. It’s easy to get discouraged amid the noise of life and get hung up in the noose of negativity. The vitriolic dung keeps piling up, creeping closer to your front door, hoarding your social media feed, and invading every crevice of … Continue reading Sunday Prayer | Be the Blessing Someone Else is Needing Today

The Beatitudes: Blessed Assurance

Matthew 5:2-12 English Standard Version (ESV) The Beatitudes 2 And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. 5 “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. 6 “Blessed are those who hunger … Continue reading The Beatitudes: Blessed Assurance

Be Strong and Courageous

Since first entering recovery over 20 years ago, I have prayed the Serenity Prayer countless times. Tonight I was in a room filled with a couple hundred men who recited the words of this precious prayer in near unison. They knew it well. God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the Courage … Continue reading Be Strong and Courageous