Seen & Heard: Everyone Could Benefit from the 12 Steps

I get a quote in my email from the Alcoholics Anonymous publication, AA Grapevine. A few days ago the quote was something that I have thought for a long time. It said: “While I wouldn’t recommend that anyone become an alcoholic, I believe that sober alcoholics living the AA way of life have been blessed … Continue reading Seen & Heard: Everyone Could Benefit from the 12 Steps

Cracks in my foundation

  Steps 6 and 7 of the twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous say: "Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character." "Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings." Yesterday I met with my sponsor to go over my 6th and 7th step.  This isn't my first go around with the steps, … Continue reading Cracks in my foundation

Knowing myself

Step Four of the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous says: "Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves." I am working my way through the steps again with my sponsor, and I just finished all of the writing for my 4th step.  Somehow, I thought that doing a 4th step at this point in my … Continue reading Knowing myself