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AA, Recovery, and a Higher Power

I have been reflecting on AA and the Higher Power… So much of the resistance to AA and other fellowships seems to come because of the instance that the alcoholic or addict buy into some version of a Higher Power. This issue often can drive alcoholics out the door before they begin to give the

Pre and Postmarital sex – an Anglican perspective

I have several friends and clients who because of my Anglican seminary training ask me about the religious or church“rules” concerning sex. Specifically what are the religious “rules” as regards to unmarried sex as a widow or divorced person who is north of fifty. The marriage vows say, “till death do us part”… well for

The Impostor Syndrome

Don’t be fooled by me. Don’t be fooled by the face I wear For I wear a mask, a thousand masks, Masks that I’m afraid to take off And none of them is me. “Please Hear What I Am Not Saying” – Charles C. Finn The Imposter Syndrome, or Impostor Phenomenon is a psychological phenomenon

Rob Ford, Addiction, and the Santa Claus Parade

I have watched with interest the travails of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford play out over these past months. Addiction and recovery play a large role in both my personal and professional lives so I view this situation with perhaps more nuance that the media at this point. The issue as it appears to me is

Adult Children of Addictions

Many who grew up in families affected by the disease of alcoholism never did really grow up in many ways. Yes, they grew up physically — but emotionally, psychologically, and spiritually many are still stuck back there in early childhood. Children of alcoholic homes never learned a “normal” way of thinking, feeling or reacting. As

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