Monthly Archives: December 2016

Season’s Greeting: Just For Fun

I received this in an email.  I thought I would post it just for fun. After all, “we aren’t a glum lot. If newcomers could see no joy or fun in our existence, they wouldn’t want it. We absolutely insist … Continue reading

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Summary Of Our Meeting Today: NEXT WEEK MEETING CANCELLED

Hi Everyone! Thank you for your participation and sharing during our meeting this week. The telephone conference numbers for our group are: Telephone conference number: (712) 775-7031 Access Code: 397-681-282 Playback recording number is: (712) 775-7029 Access Code: 397-681-282# Playback reference number: … Continue reading

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Stools & Bottles — Day 19 Nineteenth Daily Reminder —

I received this in an email. I thought it could be a nice addition to our discussion on surrender.  The quote below is from the book Stools & Bottles. This book was written by the same author as The Little Red … Continue reading

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Top Ten Characteristics of Effective Sponsors

Hi Everyone! This was something that we read during our meeting, so I thought it might be helpful to make it into a picture. Top Ten Characteristics of Effective Sponsors Abstinent: The sponsor is abstinent, and abstinence is the most … Continue reading

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Developing a Food Plan

Developing a Food Plan Today, during our meeting, we also discussed developing a food plan and how to sponsor. The information that I shared came from a wonderful handout on how to sponsor that I found on line. This is … Continue reading

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Summary Of Our Meeting Today: More on Surrender

    Hi Everyone! Thank you for your participation and sharing during our meeting this week. The telephone conference numbers for our group are: Telephone conference number: (712) 775-7031 Access Code: 397-681-282 Playback recording number is: (712) 775-7029 Access Code: 397-681-282# Playback … Continue reading

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The Surrender Prayer — 12 Step Work

“Step one showed us an amazing paradox: We found that we were totally unable to be rid of the alcohol obsession until we first admitted we were powerless over it.” 12&12 p.107 This first step was initially intended to help … Continue reading

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