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…. good news

“You cannot transmit something you haven’t got”, is how Bill W., a founder member of the Fellowship that gave the world the transmission of the 12 Step Programme in the 1930s, described the process of carrying a message to other … Continue reading

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Healing for broken and empty words ….

After an interesting process of being interviewed by The Hull Daily Mail and after flinching just a little from the online headline, I have come to a few realisations as I saw the finished article. “Unseen leader of the world”, … Continue reading

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Points to ponder

The message of a top-line collapse rendering the Executive function of Corporations and governmental Cabinet Offices to a state of collapse is not a message that was ever destined to be easy to deliver. The ruthless behaviours that manifest from … Continue reading

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Instigations …

Look up the dated phrase “to grant favours” … Oh to be a modern man No rites of passage Trashed religious package Caught between news of marauders Brutal abusers and Benny Hill musers All tarred with the same brush The … 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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The Poor

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poverty_in_the_United_Kingdom?wprov=sfla1 The spiritual principle behind poverty is succinctness itself at this time of remembering Christ, the sparseness of the conditions surrounding His birth, the attitude He had toward the money-lenders in The Temple when He threw them out and the … 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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Road to Damascus

So, what on earth is all this stuck-addiction© stuff on about? Q. Do you want everyone on a 12 Step Programme? A. No. Q. Do you want to turn The Chisholme Institute into some kind of rehab? A. No. At … Continue reading

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