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My Bill of Rights

I have the right to be treated with respect. I have the right to say no and not feel guilty. I have the right to experience and express my feelings. I have the right to take time for myself. I have the right to change my mind. I have the right to ask for what …

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12 Step Spirituality (part 2)

Continued from Part 1 – by Richard Rohr ofm Divine Therapy Step Six: Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. Step Seven: Humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings. [1] Thomas Keating (1923–2018), one of the founders of Contemplative Outreach which promotes the practice of Centering Prayer, explained how meditation …

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12 Step Spirituality (part 1)

A Universal Addiction by Richard Rohr ofm The addiction and overdose crisis… does not so much reflect moral failings of individuals as it does reveal a sickness that has infected the country and our collective consciousness. —Timothy McMahan King [1] Living School alumnus Tim King fairly attributes the United States’ epidemic of addiction to “the …

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7 SLAA Blessings

As we use the Twelve Steps of SLAA in our recovery, many of us experience higher levels of self-esteem, and receive unexpected blessings we would not have known how to ask for.

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