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Star of My Own Opera
He gave up the lead role and learned to be there for others
I disagree with the people in the rooms who say that AA is a selfish program.
When I got to AA in 1988, I was a self-centered 23 year old who thought that meetings were all about me, and that people were thinking and talking about me—I couldn't have been more wrong. However, what directed me toward the Steps of the program was not my self-centeredness but my fear of turning into an out-of-control blackout drinker. So I could say that it was my self-absorbed thinking that kept me in AA at that time.
A Beginner's Story
He learned he no longer needed to drink over his fears, doubts, anger, and confusion
The Anonymity Principle
He confided in a co-worker about his recovery in AA, and later he had to pay a price
My Son, My Guardian Angel
After the death of his son, he experienced the power of prayer
When he let go of self-will and began practicing Step Three he finally felt free