How Can There Be Real Abundance for All, In This World of Woes?

Spring can remind us that there is hope for a good harvest

Thought for today: A lot of people think there aren’t enough resources for everyone to have a good life. That some have to suffer so that others can thrive. It is true that some people have tragic injustices heaped on them. They are not at fault. In its ignorance, a fearful world constricts resources, causing […]

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Life Can Be Scary. DA Can help.

Thought for today: The natural state of a compulsive debtor is that of binge-charging on credit cards and store credit.  So if we have a slip, what do we do? Sometimes we mess up financially.  Sometimes life seems unfair to us.  Sometimes people are abusive.  A job is lost.  A loved one is lost.  Property is […]

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A Formula For Living Through Any Circumstance

Thought for today: The first three steps lead us to trust.  Powerless over unsecured debt, we need to trust that DA can guide us to sane living. Steps 4-9 are like housecleaning, because with them we take a close look at our lives, keeping what makes sense, and discarding what doesn’t bring joy and fulfillment. We continue to clean house with Step 10, […]

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Twelve Steps to a Spiritual Awakening

Thought for today: It’s not enough to want to get better with money.  The Twelve Step program of DA only works for people who do the program. They must admit that they are powerless over debt if they want to get better (Step One). They seek a personal relationship with the Higher Power of their understanding (Steps Two and Three). […]

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February 7, How Seeking Humility Leads to Progress

Thought for today: Humility is an acquired taste. No one seeks it without exhausting the opposites of arrogance, haughtiness, pride, anger, fear… Practicing the 12 steps can lead to humility, to a place where we can have a spiritual awakening sufficient to replace our compulsion to live beyond our means. In the past we may […]

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