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Published March 2014.

At the Fish Fry

While looking for a grand spiritual experience, he came to see that his awakening was the result of many moments along the way

Many folks, when asked to speak about spirituality, seem to flinch and freeze up. I suspect that's because the topic isn't about something material, something you can hold in your hand or measure with a yardstick.

It's about perception and belief, influenced by emotions, fears and many other internal and personal ideas. I will happily tell you I am no longer burdened by that attitude.

In the Big Book, there are a couple of places that mention a spiritual awakening, with an asterisk that refers us to Appendix II.

So I went there and found a discussion of a spiritual...

-- Dave M.

Fenton, Montana

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