Program Theory

January 25, 2018
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Problem or Principle

It Renders My EGO a Weak Contender When people come through the doors of Alcoholics Anonymous they are usually overwhelmed with problems. Some of these problems […]
January 5, 2018
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Fourth Step Guide

“Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.” Doing a thorough Fourth Step can be difficult. To make matters worse are all the different worksheets, […]
November 22, 2017
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Step Ten Directions Are Not On the Wall

Step Ten: Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it. Bill W’s writings communicate the Twelve Steps to us in a […]
October 30, 2017

I’m Just Not Ready Yet

Who can, positively, describe the dynamics of alcoholic thinking? No one can, as it is as diverse as the number of alcoholics in the world. So […]
September 25, 2017

Defects of Character

The following is an excerpt from the pamphlet “Going Through The Steps – A.A. Sponsorship Pamphlet” by Clarence Snyder 1944 In Step 4, we’re asked to […]
July 28, 2017

The God Idea

In the meetings that I attend on a regular basis the topic of God comes up quite often and that’s not surprising since there is such […]
June 30, 2017

AA Group Inventory

Many groups periodically hold an AA group inventory meeting to evaluate how well they are fulfilling their primary purpose: to help alcoholics recover through A.A.’s suggested […]
June 30, 2017

The Tenth Step

Each of our steps take a certain amount of thoroughness but for most of the steps, it seems we will be working on them for the […]
March 31, 2017

AA Meeting Etiquette

Recently, I have attended several meetings where things have gotten out of hand: I’ve heard rants about child services, rants about the government, and strained to […]