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TRUSTED SERVANTS

MARCH 29 They are servants. Theirs is the sometimes thankless privilege of doing the group’s chores TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 134 In Zorba the Greek, Nikos Kazantzakis describes an encounter between his principal character and an old man busily at work planting a tree. “What is it you are doing?” Zorba asks. The […]

A History of Alcoholics Anonymous

A History Of Alcoholics Anonymous – April 2011 from Dawn Farm

In God’s Hands

When we look back, we realize that the things which came to us when we put ourselves in God’s hands were better than anything we could have planned. << << << >> >> >> My depression deepened unbearable, and finally it seemed to me as though I were at the very bottom of the pit. […]

Alcoholics Anonymous – Historical Retrospective

Daily Reflection March 27

MARCH 27 A.A.’s FREEDOMS We trust that we already know what our several freedoms truly are; that no future generation of AAs will ever feel compelled to limit them. Our AA freedoms create the soil in which genuine love can grow. . . .LANGUAGE OF THE HEART, p. 303 I craved freedom. First, freedom to […]

Pride

“I was wrong” or “I need advice” are difficult phrases to utter because they require humility. Pride is an ingredient in every quarrel.  It stirs up conflict and divides people.  Humility, by contrast, heals.  Guard against pride. If you find yourself constantly arguing, examine your life for pride. Be open to the advice of others, […]

Inclusive, never exclusive

Inclusive, never exclusive