Character

 “Many of us felt that we had plenty of character. There was a tremendous urge to cease forever. Yet we found it impossible. This is the baffling feature of alcoholism as we know it – this utter inability to leave it alone, no matter how great the necessity or the wish.” p.34

Meditation

Aided by such instruction and example as we can find, it is essentiallyan individual adventure, something which each one of us works out inhis own way. But its object is always the same: to improve our consciouscontact with God, with His grace, wisdom, and love. And let’s alwaysremember that meditation is in reality intensely practical.… Read More Meditation

Humility

“Our AA program is spiritually centered. Most of us have found enough humility To believe in and depend upon God. We have found that humility by facing the fact That alcoholism is a fatal malady Over which we are individually powerless.” Bill W., Box 1980: The AA Grapevine, September 1945 The Language of the Heart,… Read More Humility

Alcoholics Anonymous – Fourth Edition Stories A VISION OF RECOVERY – A feeble prayer forged a lasting connection with a Higher Power for this Mic-Mac Indian.

While in a juvenile detention center about 500 miles from my home, I received word that my mother was dying of cance. I was able to get a pass and return home to spend with her. One evening my family asked me if I would stay home with my mother and give her the medicine… Read More Alcoholics Anonymous – Fourth Edition Stories A VISION OF RECOVERY – A feeble prayer forged a lasting connection with a Higher Power for this Mic-Mac Indian.