When I came to Alcoholics Anonymous in 1983, I wondered, sometimes aloud, why didn’t someone “take over.” The process of group conscience seemed ponderous and some members seemed not astute enough to make the “right” decisions. I was told by my sponsor that in the group conscience our ultimate authority, God, speaks and that we
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Step two, “came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” The compulsion to drink for me was not the only “Merciless obses-sion” that came to compel me in my insanity of alcoholism. Having had lost faith in the God I had come to perceive as punitive, wrathful and vindictive.
What have I done on my days off lately? Saturday morning January 21,2012. After a short walk around the old neighbor hood Lucky (world famous Yellow Lab and ace pheasant finder) my trusty companion and side kick took a short ride to AA Central Office 80 W. Louise Ave. Upon arrival it was very obvious
Today started like any other day. I usually wake early, dress and pour myself a cup of coffee. I needed to let the dog out for his morning constitutional and as I was doing so I remembered from the news the night before that there was to be a lunar eclipse, which was supposed to
On December 13, 2011 the Central Office Reps elected a new panel of chairs for the various committees needed to insure that the work of the SL Central Office continues. This panel will serve for the next year, then a new panel will be elected that will serve a full two year term. This gets
Saturday evening December 31,2011 and I am sitting at Central Office with members of my Sunday morning meeting The Garden Variety Group that meets every Sunday morning at Anna’s Restaurant at 9:30. Please feel free to join us for a great meeting and pretty good breakfast. As is normal Doug, our LIFELINE editor, has extended
Greetings to all. Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and a safe and enjoyable Black Friday. To all of my fans (both of you) I apologize for not writing for the November issue of the LIFELINE. I was very busy trying to secure a paying job with a race team in Las Vegas. Being unsuccessful