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Finally At Peace

After a succession of rehabs and dry houses, he walked into AA

This morning I came across a copy of Grapevine from the mid-1990s, and saw a question on the back page that caught my attention. It was, “What keeps AAs Going?” Underneath this was the response, “emotional sobriety.”

In sobriety, I had learned that if I was to get any semblance of peace of mind in my life, I would have to get my emotions under control and clear my mind of confusion. I had been in a lot of emotional turmoil because of what had happened to me through my obsession with alcohol and my total lack of concern for anything or anyone else.

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