The first time I got drunk was at age 14, and for some reason I thought “I can control this and I can do this whenever I want for as long as I want” right off the bat. I tried to prove that that I could control it for about 37 years. Then came the
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When most people hear Chapter 11, they think of bankruptcy. According to bankruptcy law, filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy puts an “automatic stay” on the actions of creditors. That stay provides a person or company with a new chance to prioritize their responsibilities and move forward. Chapter 11 in the Big Book, A Vision for
Greetings Salt Lake Central Office! I wonder why it is that memory is so selectively poor? When I drank, it was like the book describes, I was “…unable, at certain times, to bring into our (my) consciousness with sufficient force the memory of the suffering and humiliation of even a week or a month ago…”.
Dear Friends, Service in the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous has an incredibly broad and vast range of opportunities for anyone who wants to get involved. From being a door greeter at your home group to being a delegate of your area, and everything that comes in between; whether you’re answering phones at central offices, volunteering
The end of my term as Area 69 Delegate for Panel 63 is quickly approaching; I remember feeling joy and fear when I was elected like it was yesterday. The joy of knowing that being elected meant that Area 69 AA members and God believed that I could do this job. At the same time,
Midvale Lunch Bunch Nick –60 days Christen –60 days Terri –18 months Arianne –9 monts Carol –37 years Life Elevated Group @Lone Peak, Utah State Prison Blake –1 year Randy –1 year Nomadic Lunch Bunch Stacey –60 days Kim –3years Veronique –3 years Stephen –17 years Johnny –18 years Ron –26 years Tony
…So my concept of a Higher Power is probably much like that of others but I simply see mine a little differently. My Higher Power simply supplies me with things. All kinds of things! They aren’t necessarily good nor are they bad. They are just things. Some things I like and some things I don’t