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Entries in higher power (3)

Thursday
Jul282011

In the beginning . . .

. . . Man created God

 

Saturday
May072011

In the beginning, man created god

Some suggest that god himself put this spot in our brain so that we would recognize him. Like a special receptor cell lying dormant until we receive the right signal. If this is true, then god really blew it! The "god-cell" seems to fire indiscriminately. It responds to thousands of various gods and religions.

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Friday
May062011

Step Two

We came to believe and to accept that we needed strengths and resources beyond our awareness to restore us to sanity.

Traditional: Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

A power "greater than yourself" does NOT demand gods or goddesses, fairies or magic sky-daddies, or any of the other higher powers you can create or "borrow" from other 12-step members. You don't need the proverbial "lightbulb" or "doorknob". Even when they suggest these things, most believers know that you will ultimately "get it right" and try the god of their understanding, usually a god that resembles the one they were given by their parents.

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