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by Carrie
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: AA Birthday Plan
Replies: 7
Views: 2329

AA Birthday Plan

Happy Sobriety Birthday!! ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ”บ If you participate in the AA Birthday plan, and plan to send in a contrabution, remember to include your Home group's NEW service number. ALL groups were recently given "NEW" GS numbers with the new system. Some members contribute $1 for each year of sobriety on their ...
by Carrie
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Big Book Study
Topic: Study Edition Large prints work GREAT for BB studies
Replies: 2
Views: 1505

Study Edition Large prints work GREAT for BB studies

We (my home group) recently switched over to the study eddition for several reasons... They are large print, less expensive, and keeps it simple because everything meant to be studied is in there so we now just read cover to cover! We use to spend $200 per case. Now at only $6 each we only spend $12...
by Carrie
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Big Book Study
Topic: What's your favourite piece out of the Big Book?
Replies: 65
Views: 81862

Re: What's your favourite piece out of the Big Book?

I think the stories are great for the isolated or the incarcerated. Or for anyone else who can't get to a real-life face-to-face AA meeting to hear experience strength and hope in person. Or even for newcomers between meetings. Great night time reading. Identification is very important. "Our descrip...
by Carrie
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: The Home Group
Topic: One member, one group, one vote
Replies: 3
Views: 1753

One member, one group, one vote

One member One group One vote This concept has kept me in line for a few years now. Thank God, for your guys's sake ;) When I was new I thought I had a right to belong to multiple home groups. I once had AA service positions all over Cental Oregon. I had no idea what the concept of a home group was....
by Carrie
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Sponsorship
Topic: Here's what you can expect from me as a sponsor
Replies: 1
Views: 1474

Here's what you can expect from me as a sponsor

Here is what the women I work with can expect of me as a sponsor: I am far from perfect. I cannot be put on a pedestal, but I am willing to learn and grow in usefulness and effectiveness always. I don't know how to support things that are out of my scope of experience. Membership, and participation ...
by Carrie
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: The 12 Steps
Topic: Here are the steps we took...
Replies: 4
Views: 1827

Here are the steps we took...

It took me a long time to get my first step perfectly. Once I did it perfectly, and had a first step experience, I NEVER had to do another 1st step. I have fully conceded 2nd step took me a while too. But today I'm greatful for the HP Ive come to belive in. I don't need to find another. Same with my...
by Carrie
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Singleness of Purpose
Replies: 1
Views: 1415

Singleness of Purpose

When I came into the rooms 10 years ago I was looking for the differences, without even knowing it... I heard things in some meetings about snorting stuff, smoking, shooting... I hate needles! Yikes! I could not relate to any of it. Thank God after about 9 months, and countless failed vain attempts,...
by Carrie
Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: The 12 Traditions of AA
Topic: Conference Approved Literature
Replies: 22
Views: 26145

Re: Conference Approved Literature

This ones easy. Conference Approved Literature Only at meeting level. There are no exceptions. It is our obligation to protect the traditions. Singleness of purpose is crucial as per our unity, and our common welfare should come first. personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity. Period. Carrie B (Ben...