Program Theory

August 29, 2019

Where Have All the Alcoholics Gone?

There is some wild myth being circulated that there are very few “pure” alcoholics left and therefore singleness of purpose is no longer valid. Recent statistics […]
June 4, 2019

Fifth Step Provides Release

Revealing my innermost secrets via the Fifth Step would have been terrifying in anticipation had my sponsor, gave me time for consideration. But thank God he […]
February 27, 2019

A Recipe for Living

In early sobriety I believed that praying the Third Step Prayer several times every day, plus daily AA meetings, would bring an end my terrifying obsession […]
February 6, 2019

Step One: The A. A. Launch Pad

She Didn’t Find It Too Comforting. I was sitting at a meeting recently when I heard a very young, and very sincere, single mother of two, […]
January 3, 2019

Making Amends

When describing step nine in the big book it says that “if we are painstaking about this phase of our development we will be amazed before […]
January 3, 2019

What is the AA Meaning of Sober?

The Man-on-the-Street-Speak: May define the word “sober” as: “clear-headed with normal emotions and logical thinking,” e.g.: A jaywalker who jumps in front of traffic would not […]
November 28, 2018

Quiet Mind via Step 11 Prayer and Meditation

Someone said: “The only requirement for serenity is a desire to stop thinking.” In early sobriety my raving alcoholic mind was not the least fond of […]
November 28, 2018

Seeds of Sobriety via Step Ten

“Every moment of every day, God spreads winged seeds of sobriety over the desperate souls of every alcoholic when they ask for help. However, seeds that […]
October 5, 2018

Neglect – the Elephant in the Room

Continuous Credibility Leads to Integrity When we are satisfied that we have given steps one through five our best effort and have identified the most glaring […]