Monthly Archives: April 2014

Is a sponsor necessary for recovery? One of Lawrie C.’s 12 Provocations

This is a copy of what was read during our meeting this week on sponsorship and recovery from Lawrie C. This is the  link to his book: OABigBookStudy2014 Although a sponsor, if available, is very important for recovery, a sponsor … Continue reading

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Conscious Contact with God is the most important thing in my life from Lawrie C.

Here is copy of what we discussed during the group this week from Lawrie C.’s book, which is also posted on the blog. 2. Abstinence is NOT the most important thing in my life without exception; the consciousness of the … Continue reading

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Recovered versus Recovering from Lawrie C.’s book

I am including in the blog the sections from Lawrie C.’s book OABigBookStudy2014.pdf that we discussed in the meeting this week. 1. I am a RECOVERED compulsive eater, not a recovering one. ANNOTATION: In relation to a person who has … Continue reading

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Homework for May 4, 2014

Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing this Sunday. This morning, we read from Lawrie C.’s book on sponsorship and discussed how to have conscience contact with the God of our understanding. There are 2 new … Continue reading

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Big Book Sponsorship versus Therapy

  During our last meeting, it was suggested that we include how to sponsor others as a topic for the group.  This was something that I came across that I thought was interesting. Big Book Sponsorship versus Therapy 1. Your … Continue reading

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Meeting update

Hi Everyone! I just wanted to remind everyone that there will be no meeting this Sunday, due to the religious holidays. Our regular meeting will resume on April 27, 2014. As a reminder, we are going to be continuing with … Continue reading

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Expectations are resentments waiting to happen

Expect the Unexpected There is an expression in program that “expectations are resentments that are waiting to happen.” We also know: “the greater our expectations, the lower our serenity.” (AA BB) In light of this, I also wanted to share … Continue reading

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