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by GregP
Tue Dec 19, 2006 1:49 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Sharing for beginners
Replies: 7
Views: 5985

Sharing for beginners

Sharing

After 6 months sobriety I've been asked to give my first main share - 15 minutes on what it was like before, what happened, and what its like now - this Friday.

I've tried the usual techniques of pretending it isn't true, and panicking, but neither seem to help. Any advice?
by GregP
Fri Jul 07, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Tradition Study?
Replies: 19
Views: 20532

Re: Tradition Study?

Great idea. It would be nice also to have a 'things you wanted to know but were afraid to ask' section - that would be useful for newcomers, too. Places like The Priory Hospital here in Chelmsford give a lot of advice and encouragement on the recovery and fellowship angle of AA, but they don't equip...
by GregP
Sat Jul 01, 2006 2:11 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Another try
Replies: 14
Views: 4517

Re: Another try

The mind boggles - just a minor point, but the Just for Today card on my desk *doesn't* have the serenity prayer on the back - that's on the back of the 12&12 card standing next to it. Inconsequential, but odd. Much like alcoholics, not all 'Just for Today' cards seem to be the same... ./GregP from ...
by GregP
Sat Jul 01, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: Sponsorship
Topic: Sponsors
Replies: 47
Views: 22418

Re: Sponsors

I split with my sponsor earlier this week - he doesn't believe in ONLINE, and has *very* set opinions about the 'right' way to do things (which always seems to be his way - tradition two seems to have passed him by - he's GSR for at least one group in my area, and chip secretary for another, both of...