Endigar 469 ~ A Natural Faith

From Today’s Daily Reflections;

. . . deep down in every man, woman and child, is the fundamental idea of God. It may be obscured by calamity, by pomp, by worship of other things, but in some form or other it is there. For faith in a Power greater than ourselves, and miraculous demonstrations of that power in human lives, are facts as old as man himself.   (Alcoholics Anonymous, page 55)

I have seen the workings of the unseen God in A.A. rooms around the country. Miracles of recovery are everywhere in evidence. I now believe that God is in these rooms and in my heart. Today faith is as natural to me, a former agnostic, as breathing, eating and sleeping. The Twelve Steps have helped to change my life in many ways, but none is more effective than the acquisition of a Higher Power.




An Inversion of today’s contribution from the Big Book;

. . . deep down in every aspect of God / Goddess is the fundamental idea of Humanity.  It may be obscured by the primal violence of exaggerated survival instincts, but in some form or other it is there.  For faith in a united human Power embraced within and a part of Myself, and the miraculous delegation of My power in human lives, are facts as old as God Myself.

There is an interplay between Gomu (God of my understanding) and myself that is so intimate I come to doubt that we are separate, and yet I see the workings of transformation aided by external interventions that help me to know, absolutely know, that the reality of the God concept is not my isolated possession.  The way in which Gomu finds a peculiar expression in every individual says that the Higher Power wants to draw close for an intimate interaction.

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