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by Karl R
Sat Oct 29, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Dealing With Emotional Pain in Early Sobriety
Replies: 13
Views: 6121

Re: Dealing With Emotional Pain in Early Sobriety

I have a sponsor who has 15 years. He has me hitting my knees and praying to God for guidance as per page 86 every morning One of my sponsors told me he would loan me his higher power for a short period. But that he wanted it back pretty quickly since he needed it. I was expected to develop my own ...
by Karl R
Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Dealing With Emotional Pain in Early Sobriety
Replies: 13
Views: 6121

Re: Dealing With Emotional Pain in Early Sobriety

Hi, Our founder, Bill W, was acquainted with Emotional Pain. He detailed his struggle in a letter which is published in the Grapevine. http://www.aagrapevine.org/node/12038 You can also find it on the internet by googling "The next frontier: emotional sobriety" The letter was of some help to me. It ...
by Karl R
Fri Oct 28, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Dealing With Emotional Pain in Early Sobriety
Replies: 13
Views: 6121

Re: Dealing With Emotional Pain in Early Sobriety

Hi there, I feel for you and am so sorry about your pain. You indicated "No amount of meetings, prayer, meditation, service to others seems to be making much of a dent in things right now." What is your experience with the 12 steps? Has your sponsor worked with you through the 12 step program of alc...
by Karl R
Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:18 pm
Forum: Service
Topic: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants
Replies: 175
Views: 137324

Re: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants

Hi everyone,

Puppyears has stepped up to join the mod team. Thanks for your movement into moderator service here.

regards,
Karl
by Karl R
Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:41 am
Forum: Service
Topic: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants
Replies: 175
Views: 137324

Re: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants

Tommy-S has stepped down from moderator service. Thank you Tommy!

regards,
Karl
by Karl R
Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: But We Aren't a Glum Lot ...
Topic: I made a cake...
Replies: 6
Views: 7135

Re: I made a cake...

thanks for sharing your cake with us. :-)

Karl
by Karl R
Sat Oct 15, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: Service
Topic: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants
Replies: 175
Views: 137324

Re: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants

Mike O has joined the moderator team. Thank you for stepping up to service Mike!

regards,
Karl
by Karl R
Fri Oct 14, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Service
Topic: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants
Replies: 175
Views: 137324

Re: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants

Tom S has stepped down from moderator service. Thanks for your service Tom!

regards,
Karl
by Karl R
Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: If It Doesn't Fit Anywhere Else
Topic: Anger
Replies: 45
Views: 16892

Re: Anger

It took me a while to realize that anger can be an appropriate emotion; properly processed and acted on appropriately. There's a balance to anger as an emotion. For me, it happens within boundaries. There's a short list of things it's appropriate for me to be angry about. When angry within those bou...
by Karl R
Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:48 am
Forum: If It Doesn't Fit Anywhere Else
Topic: Anger
Replies: 45
Views: 16892

Re: Anger

"Anger Management for Everyone: Seven Proven Ways to Control Anger and Live a Happier Life"

This one is pointed towards men but has some useful concepts.

"Beyond Anger: A Guide for Men: How to Free Yourself from the Grip of Anger and Get More Out of Life"


kindest regards,
Karl
by Karl R
Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Service
Topic: No Spam! Well Done.
Replies: 3
Views: 2394

Re: No Spam! Well Done.

Thank you Brock. Mostly it has to do with the great moderators we have here who serve up a significant amount of their time vetting what goes to the board so that it's not spam. And we all stay sober together in service. :D And that's part of how it works. :mrgreen: regards, Karl-forums coordinator
by Karl R
Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: The Grapevine Magazine
Topic: Weekly Grapevine Readings
Replies: 39
Views: 21442

Re: Weekly Grapevine Readings

Thank you Duke for giving us a brief time out. The team has now, once again, decided to unlock this thread. Please remember to practice (discuss) principles rather than personalities. All caps=shouting on the internet. Would you really shout in a f2f meeting? As my current sponsor tells me: "give ev...
by Karl R
Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: Happy 19 years John T Contributor Username:beginningagain7
Replies: 7
Views: 4823

Re: Happy 19 years John T Contributor Username:beginningagai

Happy Birthday John.

have a drink.....of chocolate milk. :-)

regards,
Karl
by Karl R
Sat Sep 10, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: New to e-aa
Replies: 22
Views: 11621

Re: New to e-aa

Hi Hays

Glad you're joining us on our trudge.

Regards
Karl
by Karl R
Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: Service
Topic: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants
Replies: 175
Views: 137324

Re: Outgoing & Incoming forum Trusted Servants

Ann has stepped down from moderator service at this time.

Thanks Ann for your service.

kindest regards,\
Karl-forums coordinator