Web Exclusive: Get Ready For Takeoff
A pilot shares the steps he takes to assure that his day has a smooth ride.
Sobriety: Expect a little turbulence.
I struggled with establishing a daily conscious contact with my Higher Power (God for me). As a pilot, I sought a tangible and mechanical way of practicing the spiritual each day. I was offered a few ideas in AA and Al-Anon. Five Alive is a technique for staying “God centered” each day—begin the day in prayer, reading Twelve Step material, talk with another alcoholic, go to a meeting, and end the day in prayer. This plan sounded good but did not completely work for me. I needed something more personal, something I could take ownership of, something that made absolute sense to... Login to read more
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