Personal Growth & Meditation

March 29, 2019

Step Three Need Not Be Difficult

Abandon Our Failed Ego Driven Insanity I don’t believe that any two people in the A.A. program have settled into a concept of a higher power […]
March 29, 2019

The Fear of a Moral Inventory

Those Tormenting Ghosts of Yesterday Over the years, I have watched the differing patterns of A.A. members and the degree of the importance of thoroughness applied […]
January 3, 2019

Wreckage of the Past

Desperation Outweighed the Denial Coming from a life that was anything but normal to the life I live today was difficult to imagine at that point […]
December 21, 2017

Became Entirely Ready

What is the meaning of the word defect? What is the meaning of the word shortcoming? Those are two words that we hear often when we […]
December 14, 2017
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Cultivating Tolerance

From Dr. Bob, July, 1944 During nine years in AA, I have observed that those who follow the Alcoholics Anonymous program with the greatest earnestness and […]
November 25, 2016
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Bondage of Self Exposed

When I asked God to relieve me of the BONDAGE OF SELF, I wasn’t sure what I was asking for—it was just part of the Third […]
August 30, 2016

Half Measures

Are you settling into a comfort pattern or falling into a rut? There are many practical suggestions in our AA literature that, if followed, would lead […]
April 8, 2016
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Fear in Recovery

Learning to Manage Fear in Recovery When people give up abusing alcohol and drugs it does not mean that their trials in life are over. They […]
April 8, 2016
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Practice Not Knowing

If you’ve been to at least a few AA meetings, odds are that you’ve heard someone say “Take the cotton out of your ears and put […]