Category Archives: Step 7

Original Seventh Step Prayer as used by Dr. Bob

Today, during our workshop, I shared Dr. Bob’s Seventh Step Prayer, which I find very powerful and a beautiful way to guide doing a personal inventory every day. Although it is posted within various documents on the blog, I thought … Continue reading

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Twelve Step Outreach 

The joy of this blog is that I am beginning to see how it really is helping others and to “carrying the message to those who still suffer.” I wanted to share a recent email exchange that I had with … Continue reading

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How To Overcome Selfishness — With Prayer

      Hi Everyone! At April’s suggestion, I added her recommendations for how to overcome selfishness — with prayer! The AA Big Book identifies the root of our problem as unrestrained self-will. “… selfishness and self-centered is the root … Continue reading

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Summary and Playback Recording Numbers From Our Meeting

Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing! This week, we experimented with our new phone line, which has international dial-in numbers and screen sharing. Thank you all for your patience as we explore this new … Continue reading

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Steps 6 & 7 Format

    Hi Everyone! I have finally finished my personal Step 6 and Step 7 format for taking someone through the steps. It still needs to be edited.  If there is anyone interested in providing this service, please let me know. … Continue reading

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Steps 6 & 7: Surrendering Our Character Defects

  As I have shared, I am working on creating a format for steps 6 and 7. So, please forgive my frequent postings on this subject for the next few weeks. I am almost done and hoping to post it … Continue reading

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Qualities of a Humble Person 

During the holiday, I spent the long car ride reviewing Steps 6 and 7. The spiritual principle of Step 7 is humility. I was curious about “what does it mean to be humble?” In the book, Ramban: A Letter For … Continue reading

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