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The Twelve Steps to Being a Spiritual Writer

Step Twelve- Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we will carry this message to other writers and practice these principles in all our affairs.   What are the principles we learned as we traveled through … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

Step Eleven – Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our writing by seeking a conscious contact with God – praying only for the knowledge of His will for our work and the power to carry that out.   I … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps of being a Spiritual Writer

  Step Ten – Continue to examine ourselves, our writing and our writing gift daily and when we are wrong, promptly admit it. By now we have asked God to reveal all the mistakes and sins of our past. We … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

Step Nine – Make direct amends to fellow writers, publishers, illustrators, family or readers that I may have harmed wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. Last week we worked on reparation. Did you make … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

Step Nine – Make direct amends to fellow writers, publishers, illustrators, family or readers that I may have harmed wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. During our last step, I asked you to make … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

Step Eight – Make a list of all the people we had harmed with our writing or in our writing career. All the people we had ignored, betrayed, belittled or just not loved as Christians are called to do in … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

  Step Seven – Humbly ask God to remove all our shortcomings as writers, allowing Him to cleanse us of our worldly desires. Are we humble? Are we humble enough as writers to develop a truly deep relationship with God?  … Continue reading

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Twelve Steps to Being a Spiritual Writer

Step Six – We’re entirely ready to have God remove all the defects of character that affect our writing and our writing career Let’s find a place where we can talk to God, and most of all, listen to Him. … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

Step Five- Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. Let’s take a look at our wrongs as writers. Not the wrongs we may or may not have done to others, but … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

Step Five- Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. We are blessed to be Christians. We are especially blessed to be Catholics. Our Mother, the Church, guides us by the teachings … Continue reading

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