Monthly Archives: May 2014

8 Questions to Stay on Track

8 Questions to Stay on Track From the Sober Times Newsletter 1) Who am I recovering for? If it’s for the spouse, job, court, a cause, or friend/associate I may be missing the mark and have to re-think or redo … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Playing God

How to Avoid Playing God Selfishness and self-centeredness is the root of our problem. The goal of recovery is to align our will with God’s will. The conscious discipline of choosing to do His will polishes our soul and brings us … Continue reading

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Homework for June 1, 2014

Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing this Sunday. This morning, we read from The Little Red Book, 1946 original edition. We read and discussed on the character defects of fear and anger. We have … Continue reading

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Information on Relapse

Hi Everyone! I wanted to let you know that under the sponsorship tab is a new tab with some documents on relapse. This is something that I recommend that we read during our meeting this Sunday: Relapse The BIG BOOK … Continue reading

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Yes, but why? After nine thoughts

Yes, but why? Steps 10, 11 and 12 are the maintenance steps, which encapsulate all 12 steps together. In Step 10, I get right in my relationship with myself (Step 4, 5, 6, and 7), and others (Steps 8 and 9) … Continue reading

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How to take someone through the steps

Sheila, who went through the Back to Basics with us, took a newcomer through the steps recently with the following documents that are also posted on the blog. I wanted to pass on her method, which is truly in keeping … Continue reading

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Homework for May 25, 2014

Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing this Sunday. On Sunday, we read from The Little Red Book, 1946 original edition. We read and discussed on the character defects of jealousy, intolerance and fear. The … Continue reading

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