December is a month when many of my friends and neighbors celebrate Hanukkah – the Festival of Lights – while other friends and family members prepare for the Light of the World.

Regardless of our faith walk, when we practice basic principles of kindness and share the wisdom of the 12 Steps, we can dispel the darkness. and be the welcoming light of heaven’s sky.

Step 12

Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to others, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

God spoke: “Lights! Come out! Shine in Heaven’s sky! Separate Day from Night….” (Genesis 1:14 MSG).