Monthly Archives: June 2013

Stretch of the month: how to live life on a more spiritual basis

An Invitation to a GREAT experiment “We alcoholics are undisciplined.” Big Book page 88 Read pages 86 through 88 every day for 30 consecutive days Part (a) In the first hour of your day, READ from page 86: “On awakening … Continue reading

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Goal of the week

We are continuing our discussion on honesty. Please observe your own and others honesty during the week. Please be prepared and willing to share a short example or incident when you were able to be honest, or, when you noticed you … Continue reading

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Honesty: The First of the 4 Absolutes

What does it look like in your life when you are absolutely honest? Write out a vision for yourself….   *~*~*~*~*^As Bill Sees It^*~*~*~*~* This Matter of Honesty “Only God can fully know what absolute honesty is. Therefore, each of … Continue reading

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Homework for 06/23/13

Thank you for your interest in the Emotional Sobriety – OA Workshop. Our Homework assignment for: Week #6      Due on     06/23/13 Read  page 12 of  Next Step Exercises document and write about “What does it look like … Continue reading

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Strength Through Adversity

I just heard a beautiful story that I wanted to share with the group: During Hurricane Sandy, there was a housing complex in which there were 10 houses which were built exactly the same. When the Hurricane happened, 5 of … Continue reading

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Addiction is a spiritual dis-ease

Addiction is a spiritual dis-ease. All of us seek to be connected to G-d. When we lose our connection to G-d, we feel a sense of aloneness and feel adrift. Alone, lonely and lost, we seek to numb the pain … Continue reading

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What is emotional sobriety?

During a recent outreach call, I was asked, “What is emotional sobriety?” In its essence, emotional sobriety is composed of  “self-examination, meditation and prayer.” It is living in steps 10, 11, and 12: practicing prayer, meditation and being of service … Continue reading

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