Category Archives: ES&F 2013

Stretch of the Week: Expressing God’s Will in Our Actions

SURRENDERING SELF-WILL Step 3: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 34 No matter how much one wishes to try, exactly … Continue reading

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Homework for December 15, 2013

Week #24 due 12/15/2013 Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing this morning. Conference Playback Recording Number: (712) 432-1202 Access Code: 1001209# If you are calling from Switzerland, the call in number is +41 (0) … Continue reading

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Homework for August 25, 2013

Homework for August 25, 2013 Thank you for your interest in The Emotional Sobriety OA Workshop This morning we read and shared on step 1 until page 22, par 1 in the AA 12&12. We continued  sharing what we wrote in our … Continue reading

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Stretch of the week: POWERLESS and SURRENDER

  Step 1: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 21 It is no coincidence that the very first Step mentions powerlessness: An admission of personal powerlessness over alcohol … Continue reading

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Purity in Action: WHAT’S YOUR SCORE?

From January 1947 AA Grapevine KEEP THIS AND CHECK YOUR GRADE EACH MONTH GIVE YOURSELF FROM ONE TO FIVE POINTS ON EACH QUESTION 1. Has my past been a mess and am I EARNESTLY DETERMINED TO ESTABLISH A BETTER WAY … Continue reading

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Homework for 06/23/13

Thank you for your interest in the Emotional Sobriety – OA Workshop. Our Homework assignment for: Week #6      Due on     06/23/13 Read  page 12 of  Next Step Exercises document and write about “What does it look like … Continue reading

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Strength Through Adversity

I just heard a beautiful story that I wanted to share with the group: During Hurricane Sandy, there was a housing complex in which there were 10 houses which were built exactly the same. When the Hurricane happened, 5 of … Continue reading

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