Monthly Archives: November 2014

New Back to Basics Meeting beginning January 5, 2015

Hi Everyone! Beginning Monday January 5, 2015 at 8:30 PM EST, we are excited to offer a 12 Step Back to Basics Workshop via the telephone. The meeting format is based on the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous and the … Continue reading

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Five Maintenance Components of Step 10

Five Maintenance Components (Step 10) This is something that I came across that I thought might add to our discussion on Step 10: As I continue to take a daily personal inventory of myself, I first consider my relationship with … Continue reading

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Reference Material

Hi Everyone! I wanted to let everyone know about some new books that I am enjoying and that others also might like: Recovery, the 12 Steps and Jewish Spirituality: Reclaiming Hope, Courage and Wholeness by Rabbi Paul Steinberg (2014) Quality … Continue reading

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Homework for December 7, 2014

Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing this Sunday. The New Conference Dial-in Number: 712-432-1212 ID: 649-886-071 Playback recording number: 712-432-1219 Playback reference number: 9. This week we read the handout on Step 10 by … Continue reading

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I Pray….

Originally posted on THIS24:
In the Program of  Alcoholics Anonymous I have re-learned how to pray, I have reclaimed the God of my understanding with the help of A.A., and I have come to an understanding of the vital necessity…

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Chocolate — NOT

Today, I had one of the toughest days at work that I have ever had. I am a psychiatric nurse. For the first time, I had to put a patient in locked seclusion and another patient in physical restraints. Ironically, … Continue reading

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One Day at a time: it’s origins and the 4 Absolutes

Is the slogan “One Day At A Time” in the Big Book? Is the slogan “One Day At A Time” in the Big Book? If not where does it come from?””One Day At A Time” is not in the main … Continue reading

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