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You Need a Job!

October 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

You Need a Job!—Returning to Work in the Early Days of Sobriety “It’s time to get a job. Now.” “Yes, but I’m really just getting myself back together. I think I might just need a little more time to… you know… collect myself. I have a lot to process.” “I [...]

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Steps 6/7–Separating the Living from the Dead

August 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Steps 6 & 7 Step 6: Were entirely ready to have god remove all these defects of character. Step 7: Humbly asked him to remove our shortcomings. Chapters 6 and 7 in The 12 and 12 have a line about how Steps 6 and 7 separate the men from the [...]

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Why Sober Living? — Real People Explain the Benefits

August 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Why Sober Living? A good question asked by many addicts, alcoholics, and their family members who are looking for help with substance abuse disorders instead of, or in addition to, traditional treatment programs. I went to rehab for alcoholism 6 times in 3 years. Every time I finished treatment, I [...]

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Acceptance Is (Not the Final) Answer

September 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Acceptance Is (Not the Final) Answer

Acceptance. 12-Step communities use that term like coconut oil. We casually spread it around everywhere, use it for everything, push it on everyone, and claim that it’s the balm for all of life’s burns, blisters, and bruises. We recommend it to others with the enthusiasm of a health nut as [...]

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Independence and Self-Sufficiency: Spiritual Principles #10

August 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Self-Sufficiency — the Opposite Is Dependence We swiftly and skillfully identify faulty dependence… In other people. We see it and sneer. We gossip. What about ourselves? Are we willing to take a look in the dark corners of our characters and see where we are still weak and vulnerable? “For [...]

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Integrity – What Does It Really Mean?

August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

What Is Integrity? When asked, so many people give the same AA-Meeting-Room definition of integrity. “It’s doing the right thing whether nobody is looking or not.” Poor grammar aside, it’s sort of true. Kind of. It is a really basic definition for absolute beginners amounting to, “Don’t lie. Don’t steal. [...]

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