Tag Archives: God’s Will vs self-will

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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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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Updated Step Worksheets

Hi Everyone! I have updated my worksheets for doing some of the steps. Below are links for taking step 3, step 4 and step 5. The step 4 worksheets use both the assets and liabilities and multiple column inventories.  There … Continue reading

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Program in a Nutshell: Pictures

Hi Everyone! I made the 3 charts below as pictures.  I thought they could be helpful when doing a spot check inventory or when faced with making a difficult decision.  Program is really very simple! Please let me know if you … Continue reading

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The difference between my will and God’s Will

This is another email that I wanted to pass along.  It describes many of the topics that we have discussed during our group.  Ultimately, the greatest happiness and joy that we can attain, is from choosing to align our will … Continue reading

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Homework and Playback Recording Numbers for September 7, 2014 meeting

Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing this Sunday. The Conference Dial-in Number: (712) 432-1500 Access Code: 1001209# Conference Play Back Playback Number: (712) 432-1202 Access Code: 1001209# The playback recording number for the meeting today is: 41 … Continue reading

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Further information and links on the 4 Absolutes

Hi Everyone: In case there is some confusion about the 4 absolutes, I wanted to send out the page link from the blog about them. Just briefly: the Oxford Group was the precursor to AA. Members, when examining their behavior … Continue reading

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