Mental & Emotional

June 5, 2017

Living in Today

Alcoholics Anonymous has taught me many tools. One of the biggest tools is living in today. Today is all I have and I believe God is […]
May 23, 2017

The Steps Were My Answer

On a February day, many years ago, I was living in absolute dread of going back to the bar. Just a few weeks previous, I had […]
February 1, 2016
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Growing Up

Overcoming a withered mind and becoming an adult Sobriety in one sense is a goal, but in another sense, it is but a door, which permits […]
November 24, 2015
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Dr. Carl Jung’s Solution for Alcoholism

It only takes one shot of whisky to whisk me on an uncontrollable drunken spree. Dr. Silkworth describes this as an abnormal allergy of the body, […]
November 23, 2015
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False Ego vs Honest Ego

The first part of my life was spent developing a false-ego-self which placed me on shaky ground with the truth. Dr. Silkworth tells us that the […]
October 29, 2015
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Sensible Thinking

Do alcoholics have a drinking problem or a thinking problem? This was a question thrown out for discussion at a meeting we attended recently. The member […]
August 31, 2015
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Psychic Change

During early months of recovery, the obsession to drink whiskey became increasingly more powerful and tempting; although I prayed to God with desperation many times every […]
December 21, 2014
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My Experience with the Holidays are Different

“Every Christmas I hope for the best but expect the worst.” -12 step program member As bells ring out and carols echo everywhere, we should not […]
November 30, 2014
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How to Stay Sober During the Holidays

Holiday parties without liquid spirits may still seem a dreary prospect to new A.A.s. But many of us have enjoyed the happiest holidays of our lives […]