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Alcohol no longer is the most important thing in his life
In the mid-1970's, when I was a teenager in southeast Roanoke, Va. I got saved every other Sunday at the altar of the small white Nazarene church I attended four days a week in that poor part of town: Wednesday night Bible study, Thursday night choir practice, Saturday social engagements, Sunday morning and evening worship services. I was a Sunday school and vacation Bible school teacher, drove my beat-up Buick LeSabre into an even poorer part of town to pick up welfare children, and attended summer church camps where I'd get re-saved (in case the first dozen times didn't take). God was...
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Being of Service
He learned how to give of himself in AA and carried that into his everyday life
A New Kind of Love
In sobriety, she learned how to love herself and others
Rowing Up the River
After he started feeling worse sober, he realized that he needed to do things differently
When he got sober, he understood the value of certain experiences