An alcoholic reading through the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous for the first time might be tempted to skip over Chapter 8 since it is titled “To Wives” but on further examination, will find that it was actually written by Bill W. Skipping this chapter for any reason would be a serious oversight and one [...]
“This ladies AA group began in 1974 with a group of women alcoholics who wanted to meet regularly and listen to recordings made by alcoholics who shared their experience, strength and hope with other alcoholics. The ladies found it useful to have a discussion following the recordings…and to identify the Speak Easy Ladies Group as [...]
By now on step 8, we are well on our way in a spiritual and healing journey.
I believe that each step should be taken individually, I believe especially step 8 and step 4 should be done, without forward looking to the next step to come. Because if not done that way, it is easy [...]
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 [...]
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