Tag Archives: 12 Steps

The Question

At this time of historic Parliamentary chaos for the UK, this quote from Jung is the only “in/out” vote that the UK faces, the vote that #Brexit mimics. This question reflects the power at the very core of the 12 … Continue reading

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The Way is simply The Will

In the Lord’s Prayer in Christianity, there is the phrase, Thy will be done. In Islam in Surah 1 in The Qur’an, there is the phrase, Show us the straight way. These phrases are One and the same. There are … Continue reading

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The Bottom Line About The Top Line

What on earth have I been hammering on about stuck-addiction©️ for for these last five years? It is to have tried to correlate a person’s spiritual illness that is known as addiction, with a system’s spiritual illness that is exhibiting … Continue reading

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Conscious-Contact 1

In the huge recovery industry that has been spawned by the arrival of the 12Step Programme in 1937, there has been an asset stripping “gold rush” as everyman and his dog stake out a claim to “mine” from the original … Continue reading

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War as mass psychosis

The Name is Al Mu’min …. (From The Mishkat al-Anwar of Ibn Arabi translated by Stephen Hirtenstein and Martin Notcutt ISBN 0-9534513-5-6) Thanks to Azim Looker …. for A chunk of quote … from J.G.Bennett. “War has a twofold origin. … Continue reading

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Higher Emotional Centre

Mother Nature provides Mankind with a physical centre of gravity. This centre allows a person to lose and regain balance seamlessly in the process of walking, running, moving in any way with the vehicle of an organic body. The psyche … Continue reading

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Vast intricacy

A benefit of working closely with the general public is that the sheer variety of characters and situations that present into my cab keeps me “right-sized”, earthed and aware of my actual capabilities as against what I might like to … Continue reading

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Sacred Illness

​”If dull people lose the idea of God nothing happens – not immediately at least. But socially the masses begin to breed mental epidemics, of which we have now a fair number.” C. G. Jung, Psychology & Religion (New Haven … Continue reading

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10 Years On

From 10 years ago I commented on this BBC report: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/newsnight/2007/12/who_should_pay.html “Addiction is a disease, a syndrome of various symptoms that relate back to a tap-root of meaninglessness and erroneous material or behavioural prioritisation within a personal or community expression.It … Continue reading

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Brand Leaders?

​Though all of Mankind can take solace in the Saul to St. Paul redemptive template, or the “your’s was not the hand that slew” response to Moses when he doubted his mission for having killed an Egyptian soldier, or the … Continue reading

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