Monthly Archives: February 2014

Homework for March 2, 2014

Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing this Sunday. This morning we continued the AA Back to Basics and completed Steps 6-10.  We also introduced the practice of written meditation and quiet time.  Two way prayer is an unique spiritual … Continue reading

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Becoming God-Centered rather than Self-Centered

Today I heard 2 times the same information from different sources.  I take this as a sign that God is tapping me on the shoulder and trying to tell me something. I want to thank everyone who has given me … Continue reading

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Another Step 4 to look at root causes and conditions

1.  List your memories of people, institutions or organizations; principles, ideas, or beliefs; and events, situations, or circumstances that trigger positive and negative feelings. Include all of your tendencies towards sadness, regret, anger, resentment, fear, bitterness, pride, self-will and self-pity. 2.  … Continue reading

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How to do Step 4 and Step 5 using the Assets and Liabilities and the 4 Absolutes

Step 4: Courage KEY PRINCIPLE: Make a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. For the Assets and Liabilities Checklist of the B2B, we fill out a list with a series of check marks denoting the things that need to … Continue reading

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Homework for the week of February 16, 2014

Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing this Sunday. This morning we continued the AA Back to Basics and completed Step 3 and began Step 4. Since we did not finish step 4 and Step 5, … Continue reading

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12 Steps in 4 Hours

Dear Emotional Sobriety OA Workshop Members: I wanted to call attention to a new page on our blog on resources about the Back to Basics that we are now doing. It has useful information about the historical basis for the … Continue reading

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Daily Writing Worksheets

I wanted to bring to everyone’s attention the daily writing worksheets that are already posted on the blog. They are useful when used on a daily basis to work our  program of recovery.  The first links posted are worksheets that I … Continue reading

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