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Step Six Re-examined
The more he practiced the Step, the greater the rewards
This has been the greatest challenge I have had to face. Self-centered fear combined with resentment and anger shape a formidable triangle of self-obsession. The character defects I have are manifestations of this obsessiveness. One of my personal favorites is self-loathing.
I prefer this to self-pity as it satisfies a need for machismo and martyrdom. In order to pick up the tools of spirituality, I have to put down the weapons of self. This is a difficult and ongoing task for me. I choose the action I am learning as a new path of light. I committed to not drink or use drugs no...
The Changes Through the Years
A member tells us about the different phases of her recovery
This May Not Pass
He learned to accept his physical condition and used AA to help him manage it each day
Woman to Woman
A relationship with a sponsor taught her how to connect
The Serenity Prayer: An Interpretation
(Reprinted from March 1977)