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by D'oh
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: If It Doesn't Fit Anywhere Else
Topic: Wondering the stance on Marijuana
Replies: 8
Views: 4690

Re: Wondering the stance on Marijuana

Read "Acceptance was the Answer" name changed from "Doctor, Alcoholic, Addict".

Pretty good explanation from Dr. Paul O.
by D'oh
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Twenty Four Hours A Day
Replies: 6
Views: 137

Re: Twenty Four Hours A Day

Be quick to see where religious people are right. page 87 This phrase stuck in my craw too. But it is true for me. Seems I gained prejudice - or pre judgement - on some religious words and ideas, but did I really want to rob myself of the truth just because of a mutilated word? The last Commitment ...
by D'oh
Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Step 4 Resentments & our wrongs are not linked?
Replies: 16
Views: 393

Re: Step 4 Resentments & our wrongs are not linked?

IMPORTANT NOTES: The book does not discuss our other Step 4 faults linked to other-than-resentments. The book does not discuss our other Step 4 faults inside pp 64-71 The book does not discuss our other Step 4 faults outside pp 64-71. The book does not discuss our other Step 4 faults, but neglect t...
by D'oh
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Step 4 Resentments & our wrongs are not linked?
Replies: 16
Views: 393

Re: Step 4 Resentments & our wrongs are not linked?

But the 4th step is more than just our resentments. We have to analyze our defects REGARDLESS of whether they specifically contributed to a resentment. So, after I've done resentments and my part, I go broader. Now I'm looking at ALL of my relationships, and all of my defects. Step 4 is to get on p...
by D'oh
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Step 4 Resentments & our wrongs are not linked?
Replies: 16
Views: 393

Re: Step 4 Resentments & our wrongs are not linked?

But is it about our part in the particular resentment that we had listed or our part in the breakdown of a relationship as an whole? I was told it was our part in the specific resentment but this guy on YouTube is saying that there is a clear separation between the specific resentment & our wrongs ...
by D'oh
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Twenty Four Hours A Day
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Twenty Four Hours A Day

(a) That we were alcoholic and could not manage our own lives. (b) That probably no human power could have relieved our alcoholism. (c) That God could and would if He were sought. Awh, the 3rd step, the beginning of the 11th Step, before we clear away Our Damages. I had "A" walking through the Door...
by D'oh
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Step 4 Resentments & our wrongs are not linked?
Replies: 16
Views: 393

Re: Step 4 Resentments & our wrongs are not linked?

Referring to our list again. Putting out of our minds the wrongs others had done, we resolutely looked for our own mistakes. Where had we been selfish, dishonest, self-seeking and frightened? Though a situation had not been entirely our fault, we tried to disregard the other person involved entirely...
by D'oh
Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Is learning about how addiction works helpful for an addict?
Replies: 10
Views: 288

Re: Is learning about how addiction works helpful for an addict?

Original

Step 1. Complete Defeat.

Knowing "Why I am Defeated, means little without being Defeated". Knowing Why I am Defeated would just give me more angles to try it a different way to make it work "This Time". Because all of Those Times, never ever worked.
by D'oh
Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Daily Reflections © A.A. World Services
Topic: 9th November Daily Reflection
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: 9th November Daily Reflection

The Steps. Into the Sunshine. It is "Trudging the Road OF Happy Destiny." The word "Of" is the Key Word, in this saying. We are all on our Own path, but heading the same direction. Sometimes we get off and into the thicket filled ditches, but that is all a lesson, most to be passed along at some poi...
by D'oh
Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Life events, sober
Replies: 8
Views: 229

Re: Life events, sober

I sobered up in January (time #1 of now 2) and had to Stand Up in my Brother's Wedding in August. I was very nervous about that coming event. Sober in front of a room full of people I know. Before Parties, after parties Wow. That April my Grandmother passed away while at Treatment. I went home for t...
by D'oh
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Sponsor advice
Replies: 9
Views: 343

Re: Sponsor advice

I find that "Everything happens for a Reason". And now your Sponsor works with you. It might be time to be Totally Honest with yourself and someone else. If not your current Sponsor, then a Sponsor who you can be Open and Honest with. But the fact that you are Co Workers points towards something. An...
by D'oh
Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: The Family Afterwards
Topic: Living Alone Fears
Replies: 10
Views: 855

Re: Living Alone Fears

Ok, Family thing aside for a bit.

13 years of on/off sobriety? Maybe this change is exactly what is needed to move on from that which is not working. Everything happens for a reason.
by D'oh
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: The 12 Steps
Topic: Help me to understand!
Replies: 28
Views: 970

Re: Help me to understand!

From "How it Works" (a) That we were alcoholic and could not manage our own lives. (b) That probably no human power could have relieved our alcoholism. human including Myself (c) That God could and would if He were sought. Slow Down a little. A "Higher Power" can be anything. You are in AA because y...
by D'oh
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: The Home Group
Topic: What's the point of meetings?
Replies: 43
Views: 25925

Re: What's the point of meetings?

The point of Meetings?

Steps 1-3, (yes 3, What part of your Life and Will did you turn over?)

**Step 11, My Higher Power doesn't Text me His Will. He might have misplaced my Cell #

Traditions
2 and 5
by D'oh
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: 35 years sober
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: 35 years sober

Congrats Inner, Thats a whole lot of 1 Days at a times.