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by Slunga
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: 12 Step Sponsors Forum
Topic: Gay-Straight-Men-Women etc.
Replies: 0
Views: 2368

Gay-Straight-Men-Women etc.

I am responsible, I want the hand of AA to always be there. When someone asks to be sponsored, is it a prerequisite to look at their race, gender or sexual preference to determine if they are qualified for recovery ? How about if the person is willing to go to any lengths to get well. I am always am...
by Slunga
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: 12 Step Treatment and Recovery
Topic: Powerful Stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 2945

Powerful Stuff

While paging through the 12 & 12 , I came across some sobering info on page #"174 that is as pertinent today as it was when written. Bill put it simply and precisely , " Unless each A.A. member follows to the best of his ability our suggested Twelve Steps to recovery, he almost certainly signs his o...
by Slunga
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: A. A. Meeting Topics
Topic: What is A. A. Alcoholics Anonymous?
Replies: 1
Views: 3098

Re: What is A. A. Alcoholics Anonymous?

Interesting topic. I was just at a panel discussion on traditions and sponsorship. AA meetings have become the catch-all and dumping ground for all kinds of addictions , by way of doctors , lawyers, judges, probation officers , therapists and treatment centers, obviously by ignorance of what AA does...
by Slunga
Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Higher Power
Topic: God and recovery
Replies: 4
Views: 2929

Re: God and recovery

A power GREATER than ourselves. Door knobs and ashtrays need not apply.
by Slunga
Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: 12 Steps
Topic: A Suggested Program
Replies: 0
Views: 2306

A Suggested Program

"Here are the steps we took as a suggested program of recovery". This statement has been taken to mean the steps are suggestions only. This has not been my experience nor what I have been taught. The steps, ALL of them, ARE the AA program of recovery.If I wanted the same recovery from alcoholism And...
by Slunga
Mon Mar 07, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: 12 Step Treatment and Recovery
Topic: What does it mean to be recovered?
Replies: 1
Views: 2423

Re: What does it mean to be recovered?

Having A spiritual awakening as THE result of these steps. The awakening is unique to the individual as is their higher power. The result comes from the common solution of doing the 12 step program as laid out in the big book. Being recovered as far as the obsession and craving, is being restored to...