SACREDNESS

Definition of Sacredness: entitled to veneration and respect by association with divinity or divine things; holy.
Synonyms of Sacredness: hallowed, holy, inviolable, sacrosanct, unassailable, untouchable, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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We hope you find them helpful.
Love in fellowship.

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In the absence of the sacred, nothing is sacred, everything is for sale. The Elders often say that when something is sacred it has spiritual value. You’ll hear, on the Earth there are sacred spots. You’ll hear, our ceremonies are sacred, our children are sacred, marriage is sacred.

When something is sacred it means it’s so holy you can’t attach a value to it. Therefore, it’s not for sale. It’s an insult to suggest buying something sacred. On the other hand, if we look at it differently, as there is no sacred land, ceremonies are not sacred, our children are not sacred, etc., then everything is for sale.

Sacredness creates spiritual space.
Sacredness makes things holy.
Sacredness shows respect for Spirit. –Elders | More…

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