The busy bylaws bees have gone through and replaced all of the legal speak with words and sentence structure more familiar to the common man or woman. They are presented here for review and may be voted on for approval at the next business meeting.
Red line version [...]
Last week the topic at a meeting I was attending was “principals before personalities”. This led to sharing on being judgmental, our most common defect of character. It’s been said that after Eve ate the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, things became exactly that for us: Bad or good, [...]
The day before I got sober I learned that every time I tried to help someone I ended up hurting them in some way. The shock of this led me to look at myself in a light I had previously thought only applied to the destitute and lost souls of the world. It turned out [...]
After we take the preceding step of becoming willing to let our Creator take all of our defects of character, step 7 directs us to take the action of asking our Higher Power to remove them. It is in moving from the hopeful place of willingness, to the humble, faithful place of action, that step [...]
Greetings, Salt Lake Central Office!
Our impossible experiment continues to thrive, the members of our community have taken full ownership and are having fun doing it. The breakfast on June 8 was well attended and very delicious, thanks to the seasoned chefs on hand. Do not miss the annual picnic on August 8 at Germania [...]
Greetings Salt Lake Central Office! Warmth has generated some activity around the CO, including an exterior shrubectomy by the landlord. There’s been another spate of chairectomies as well, our open positions include Public Information, Cooperation with the Professional Community, Twelfth Step and Bylaws. These positions will all rotate in December, so if you’d like a [...]
In our 12 Steps and 12 Traditions book, the first thing it says on this matter is, “this is the step that separates the men from the boys.” I can’t tell you how frustrated I was upon reading that the first time. “How can these people judge me as not being a man?” I thought, [...]
“We have emphasized willingness as being indispensable. Are we now ready to let God remove from us all the things which we have admitted are objectionable? Can He now take them all, everyone? If we still cling to something we will not let go, we ask God to help us be willing.” A.A. Big Book [...]
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