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Finding Light

Who couldn't use more light, more answers to our deepest questions? This column records some experiences that may be useful to those who are looking for new meaning and purpose in their lives. The accounts are anonymous in order to give authors the opportunity to talk freely about earlier lifestyles and attitudes that may have been considerably different from what they now value. They show something of the wide range of seekers and the way in which the light of Christ, Truth, restores, redirects, and regenerates lives.

I started drinking when I was thirteen. Over the next twenty-eight years I was arrested sixty-seven times on offenses related to alcohol. I was in and out of prison. I tried Alcoholics Anonymous—which has helped many—for fourteen years.

Improved schedules
December 28, 1992

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