Recovery from addictions in a pandemic might not be what Bill W and Dr. Bob imagined, but AA’s principles work, and their Higher Power is not social distancing! The cover of the April Grapevine is “Glad You Made It –
Asking better questions of ourselves, each other, and how we are working our recovery programs, is time well spent; especially in these days of social distancing. I was tempted to ask, how are you doing with all this self-quarantining? But,
Repeating “I have what I have, because God knows what I need” is a nerve calming bromide in crazy times like today. Believing it is better. I have what I have, because God knows what I need . . .
It’s a question I’ve heard and asked. I still do; especially on spiritual and sobriety journeys. When am I ever going to get there? “There” is a predictable, permanent place of tranquility, assurance, safety, success. Well duh – probably when
The holidays present all kinds of presents we don’t have to open. Here’s where working the steps – especially Steps Four and Ten may be a better use of time than unwrapping the past. As champions at figuring out the
A Pastoral Warning with Personal Applications No, I am not a pastor – nor do I have “a ministry.” However, several points Tim Keller made recently to pastors have some practical applications to my daily life, and my recovery. [Christian],
Books I Recommend Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Trade Edition Hardcover – February 10, 2002 by AAWS Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions Hardcover – February 10, 2002 by Alcoholics Anonymous Emotional Sobriety The Next Frontier (Selected Stories from the AA Grapevine) Paperback – 2006 by AA Grapevine Emotional