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Worrywart in the Mountains
Sometimes when we question things, we get very specific answers
I was new to AA and had been going to a meeting a day for about six weeks. I had chosen a sponsor and we had worked through Step 1. However, despite a traditional Presbyterian upbringing that included Sunday school, Children's Choir, Youth Fellowship and regular church attendance, I was having difficulty embracing Step Two.
I was planning a 10-day trip from the fast pace of Greater New York City to Utah to visit friends and take my mind off the constant worry about my unemployment and financial situation.
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Out of the Wasteland
She was ready to take the First Step at her very first meeting
All the Love in the World
Nothing could fill the emptiness until she sought help to stop drinking
I Remember, I Forget
Seven years ago, he hit bottom all alone in a dingy house. Things are very different today
Mothers and Daughters
Sobriety showed her the struggles her own mother had and reunited her with the daughter she gave up for adoption as an infant