When we're new to the program - our first five [...]
When we use the expression, "my own worse enemy," it's often related to specific choices we've made, but for me, it ran much deeper. I despised myself - not just the things I'd done but my entire being, including my soul. Why would God care about someone like me? This was more than low self-esteem, this is a repetitive compulsion, aggravated by our alcoholism.
Lately I've been listening to a lot of people who have just come back to the program. Some of them share war stories and others tell horror stories and none of them are quite sure what actually happened. They wanted to stay sober. They meant to stay sober. They didn't stay sober. Why not?
“Small miracles are all around us. We can find them [...]
Like the Steps of AA, the Traditions we follow are [...]
“God sends no one away empty except those who are [...]
Pat T. June 21, 1992 When I first got sober, [...]
Kit G. July 1, 1999 “Tell me Mother what has [...]