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Shoveling the Snow
A woman comes to understand the Fourth Step through winter's responsibilities
My final geographical cure took place in Connecticut during the height of the winter. It was December 21, 2004 when I finally understood that I could never have just one drink. I was introduced to the Big Book and the Twelve Steps and began working the Steps with a sponsor.
I was eager to complete Steps 4 and 5 since they seemed to be the "big girl" steps. Instead, I have learned that these two steps cannot be rushed because they require willingness and diligence in order to properly complete. And for me, willingness and diligence have occurred differently throughout my...
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