Not Regret the Past Nor Wish to Shut the Door on It

“We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it...” These words from the 9th Step Promises on page 83 of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous may seem like a daunting proposition to the newcomer. For those experienced and practiced in AA's 12 Step Recovery Program, the past is viewed quite differently.

By |2019-02-22T22:05:27-05:00May 22nd, 2017|4th Step, 5th Step, 8th Step, 9th Step, AA|1 Comment

Around the Program or In the Program?

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?

By |2019-02-22T22:06:28-05:00April 10th, 2017|12 step Recovery, 1st Step, 2nd Step, AA|0 Comments
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