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February, 2017

  1. Maintaining a new way of life 

    February 22, 2017 by Kayce L.

    It is not always easy to maintain a new way of life.Step 11; Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.

    This step is no quick fix. It is Steps 2 and 3 practiced on a daily basis. This Step can be our guide for the rest of our lives and if properly understood and carefully followed, some of the changes in our lives will border on miraculous.

  2. Shortcomings and Defects 

    February 2, 2017 by Kayce L.

    Does the word “Shortcoming” mean the same thing as “Defect of Character”?
    They’re synonyms. It’s poor practice to repeat the same word over and over. A better practice is to avoid repeating the same word and phrase over and over.
    “Shortcoming” vs. “Defect of Character” Shortcoming defined: A defect or failure in somebody’s character A deficiency; a flaw. Character Defined: The set of qualities that make somebody or something distinctive, especially somebody’s qualities of mind and feeling. Somebody’s public reputation.

    The combination of qualities or features that distinguishes one person, group, or thing from another. See Synonyms at disposition.

    A distinguishing feature or attribute, as of an individual, group, or category. Defect defined: A flaw – a failing, blemish, or flaw, especially one that still allows the affected thing to function, however imperfectly.

    A personal flaw – a personal failing, weakness, or shortcoming, especially in character. An imperfection – something that makes a person or thing less than perfect. The lack of something necessary or desirable for completion or perfection; a deficiency: a visual defect. An imperfection that causes inadequacy or failure; a shortcoming.