Monthly Archives: January 2014

Forgiveness: Freedom from Resentment

My goal is peace of mind (also known as “sanity” or “spiritual living”). I seek to: say what needs to be said and not to feel like I need to take my words back. Therefore, my words, actions and thoughts should … Continue reading

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Step 3 & 4 — Faith and Forgiveness — link to beautiful videos

I came across these wonderful animated videos on faith, resentment and the theme of forgiveness  They are very clear and helpful ways of explaining these qualities. There are worksheets as well that I think everyone will enjoy.  The producer has other videos that are … Continue reading

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Homework for February 2, 2014

Week #30 due 2/2/2014 Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing this Sunday. During our meeting we took the third step and read the Step 4 Emotional Sobriety OA worksheet. For next week, the goal … Continue reading

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Self-Will vs. God’s Will: Conscience Contact with the God of Our Understanding

A sense of self is a vital and necessary part of the human condition.  If our sense of self, however, is not controlled, it becomes our source of self-destruction, misery and suffering. We know from the AA Big Book that … Continue reading

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Step 3: Self-Will vs. God’s Will and the 4 Absolutes

Step Three describes how “We made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God, as we understood Him.”  God, as we understand God means conscious contact with a Power greater than myself who … Continue reading

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Faith: How to develop a relationship with God

Step Three “Made a decision to turn my will and my life over to the care of God as I understand Him.” The principle: Faith: Purpose: Decide on a relationship with God There are 3 requirements in doing Step 3: … Continue reading

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I came across this wonderful YouTube Video on the purpose of steps 4 and 5. It really is a beautiful and helpful way of explaining the purpose of steps 4 and 5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI9DnNaYLKA&feature=youtu.be Please feel free to share with the … Continue reading

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