A Deliberate Turning
As I look back after many years of unbroken sobriety, I perceive that my program of recovery can be very simply expressed under two main headings. First, there is the necessity for acceptance. Before I could begin to get better I had to accept that I am an alcoholic, and all that follows from that. I cannot handle alcohol in any form, as I should know from countless futile attempts to prove otherwise. Secondly, the program of recovery imposes a requirement for change. I cannot continue to live sober with the alcoholic attitudes and behavior which accompanied me into AA. There must be a...
-- Angus M.