Tag: Atonement

Yom-kippur guide to A.A. Step 9?

Alcoholics Anonymous Step 9 begins with “Make direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.” If your a Jewish Alcoholic working the steps – Step 9 might not be that unfamiliar to you. Although lifetime prevalence among Jews for alcoholism is lower than those with a Christian background, it still affects 11.1% of Jewish men … Read More Yom-kippur guide to A.A. Step 9?

Reconciliation Delayed, Reconciliation Gained

Coffee Cup to Grave Sin and everything in Between The Sacrament of Reconciliation Since Vatican II a greater emphasis has been placed on God’s action in the sacrament of Reconciliation, than by its former name known as Confession, where an emphasis was on man’s actions.  The Sacrament of Penance, yet another name for the same thing, calls for us sinners to approach the sacrament … Read More Reconciliation Delayed, Reconciliation Gained

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