Part 1: Purposes of the Big Book (as the Big Book...
I recently ran across a site of a group out in California and saw this article. I love #3. I always tell my sponsees that this is a suggested program of recovery, not a program of suggestions. Have a great day!!! 1. To show other alcoholics precisely how we have recovered is the main purpose of this book. [Big Book, page xiii, line 5] 2. We of Alcoholics Anonymous...
February 2011 Alumni Newsletter, A View From... →
The current La Ha newsletter is posted! Check out the great articles from Charlotte, Dr. Boone and Joe Hartwell!! We also have book suggestions from Judy in the Bookstore and the latest happenings in the outreach offices. I have always loved newsletter time…..lots of experience, strength and hope. I hope you enjoy it too!
We Do Recover
“When at the end of the road we find that we can no longer function as a human being, either with or without drugs, we all face the same dilemma. What is there left to do? There seems to be this alternative: either go on as best we can to the bitter end (jails, institutions or death) or find a new way to live. In year’s gone by, very few addicts ever had this last choice. Those who...
Characteristics of Adult Children of Alcoholics
Common characteristics include (see article for complete list): Adult children guess what normal behaior is. Adult children judge themselves without mercy. Adult children have difficulty with intimate relationships. The impact of alcoholism and addiction creates a ripple effect throughout an entire family. The good news is Recovery can do the same. If you are experiencing some of this in...