From the September 2012 magazine.

September 2012: The Promises in Reverse

I have been struggling with recovery since 1991. But here I am with 93 days of sobriety. I've come to believe that any and every time I've relapsed it's because I failed to grow spiritually. So now I have three home groups. It feels good to be involved in AA. So I came up with this:

If we are NOT painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be drunk before we leave the parking lot. We are going to know a new pain and a new misery. We will regret our deeds and repeat them over and over. We will comprehend the word chaos and we will know calamity. No matter how far down...

-- Robby R.

Memphis, Tennessee

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