Lessons learned from AA

Lessons learned from AA

“You guys are having so much fun, I’m thinking about taking up drinking,” I said with a grin to the cheerful group beginning to gather in our church’s sanctuary. It was noon on a weekday and this group of recovering alcoholics and addicts was about to start an Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting at Peace Community Church (PCC) in Houston, Texas.

At the Feet of Jesus

At the Feet of Jesus

A large wooden crucifix stands toward the front of the crypt sanctuary in St. Joseph’s Oratory, Montreal. While the crucifix is not central within worship, it evidently receives much attention. A striking feature of the crucifix is the worn nature of Jesus’ feet – the paint is worn away and the surface smooth from the many hands that have rested there.