That is NOT in the Big Book

That Ain't in the Book! We hear a lot of stuff said in meetings that can't be reconciled with the program as described in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. What follows are some of the things we often hear,...

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Some of Life’s Lessons Part 2

On June 19th 2013 my friend Woody (Mexico) passed away. It was not the cancer but his heart failed. He was 70 years old and eight years sober. A lover of life and full of humor. You will be...

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Meditation a way too…

How does a person meditate on God's word? Psalm 119:15   15 "I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways." Meditation is a combination of reviewing, repeating, reflecting, thinking, analyzing, feeling, and even enjoying. It is a physical, intellectual and...

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“It Doesn’t Work”

One of the saddest statements I have ever heard is, “I’ve been to A.A. and it doesn’t work.” There is no way I can count the number of times over the...

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What Do I Fear Most ?

Our Deepest Fear “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to...

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When I began Recovery

It wasn't that long ago, but to some it seems impossible, I was embarking on the road to sobriety. I was frightened, No I was scared stiff. My life had consisted of drinking. What kind, were, with whom, was...

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Some of Life’s Lessons…

Nobody wants to here these words, "You have cancer." It was my intention to have this up and running months ago, but God had different plans for me and my friend Woody, from Mexico.  I have, had, stage I...

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Resentments

  A Sack of Potatoes A teacher once told each of her students to bring a clear plastic bag and a sack of potatoes to school. For every person they refuse to forgive in their life's experience, they chose a potato, wrote...

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From One of Our Founders

THE FUNDAMENTALS - IN RETROSPECT By Dr. Bob Smith September 1948 It is gratifying to feel that one belongs to and has a definite personal part in the work of a growing and spiritually prospering organization for the release of the alcoholics...

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They Won’t Let Me In…

It was a beautiful Sunday morning. People were filling the church to its full capacity! As they entered, each were given a bulletin filled with announcements, topic of today's sermon, what songs they would sing and who to pray...

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