When we're new to the program - our first five [...]
"Fill your world with Love and Laughter. Never mind what [...]
“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.
The willingness, courage, and above all, honesty required for alcoholics, especially those with emotional and mental disorders is paramount. But there is a solution...
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?
“Anything forced into manifestation through personal will is always ‘ill [...]
“Small miracles are all around us. We can find them [...]
Our sobriety is our chance at a do-over. A mulligan, a [...]
For those of us in sobriety, the holidays are a [...]
Step Three: Made a decision to turn our will and [...]