Deep in Christ
Humbly Asking for God‘s Help - Deep in Christ, Episode 40

Humbly Asking for God‘s Help - Deep in Christ, Episode 40

October 28, 2021

JonMarc Grodi and Brother Rex Anthony Norris continue their discussion of the spirituality of 12 Step recovery programs with step #7: “Humbly asked (God) to remove our shortcomings.”

This episode focuses a lot on humility as a keystone virtue the that separates the sinners who live in despair from the sinners who know and admit their faults and ask Jesus to heal them. It is through this humility that all aspects of our life — our good works as well as our sins — can be turned over to God and made into opportunities for grace and healing.

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Ready to Receive - Deep in Christ, Episode 39

Ready to Receive - Deep in Christ, Episode 39

October 21, 2021

On this episode, JonMarc Grodi and Brother Rex Anthony Norris continue their discussion of the spirituality of 12 Step recovery programs with step #6 “We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.”

What does it mean to be “ready” and what do we do if we’re not? How do we increase our desire for healing and our trust in God, when we find ourselves precisely lacking in the needed desire and trust?

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We Admitted We Were Wrong - Deep in Christ, Episode 38

We Admitted We Were Wrong - Deep in Christ, Episode 38

October 14, 2021

On this episode of Deep in Christ, JonMarc Grodi and Brother Rex Anthony Norris continue their discussion of the spirituality of 12 Step recovery programs with step #5: We admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.

They discuss the connections between this step and the sacrament of confession, the value of accountability and vulnerability in close friendships, and how we like Mary, “magnify the Lord” in the way we love one another despite our imperfections.

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Taking Inventory of Our Lives - Deep in Christ, Episode 37

Taking Inventory of Our Lives - Deep in Christ, Episode 37

October 7, 2021

JonMarc Grodi and Brother Rex Anthony Norris continue their discussion of the spirituality of 12 Step recovery programs with step #4: We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of our lives.

They discuss the connection between this and the previous steps with the examination of conscience, the sacrament of confession, and the sacraments in general, and how the 12 Steps can help us to be open or re-opened in a new and more profound way to the grace and healing God wants to give.

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