The 12-Steps – Seeing the Good in Self

And finding the love! We admitted that we were powerless over our problems and that our lives had become unmanageable.“I know that nothing good lives in me…I want to do what is right, but I can’t.” – Romans 7:18, see also John 8: 31-36; Romans 7:14-25.We came to...

How Willing Are You?

Step 8. We made a list of all the persons we have harmed and became willing to make amends to them all. In order to make amends to all the people I have hurt over my long life I had to push pride, defensiveness, personal resentments aside. Moving the Rock of Gibraltar...

National Give Something Away Day

Are you feeling generous? Do you have something to share . . . Your joy Your serenity A smile A gentle touch An ear to hear An empathetic spirit to someone else’s point of view even if you disagree A trust so deep you can freely let go and let God Then...

Is it Clutter or Grievances?

It seemed they were everywhere. No matter where I drove, there were public storage units for rent. Curious to what extent this obsession with possessions encompassed, I researched and learned there are more self-storage units in the United States than all the...

Happy Anniversary, Dr. Bob, and AA!

Dr. Bob had his last drink on June 10, 1935, and so began the first step on a journey to healing, and a healthier way of life for millions who suffer from addictions.  Who was Dr. Bob? If you are a friend of Bill W., then you know Dr. Bob. Dr. Bob Smith, along with...