We asked God to mold our ideals and help us to live up to them.
For me, taking a drink of alcohol would be like getting hit by a diesel truck. I’ve had some close calls. When I think of that, I’m really thankful for my life. I… Read More →
I toyed with just ignoring what a sample of my fears inventory would be like. Then I decided that I really hope the readers of this blog will eventually be willing to share… Read More →
I thought I was unique until I began to go to AA meetings and heard around the tables the same fears and worries that I had. It’s just another reason I immediately felt… Read More →
As I write this it’s March 21, 2011 which is my 4th AA Birthday. I feel so humbled to have been given the gift of starting life anew in AA. I’m quite emotional… Read More →
Back to what Bill calls our Grudge List, we are ready for the third column: what happened to us as a result of the perceived or real injuries we’ve listed. In the first… Read More →
Step 5 is a little like reviewing your life. It’s not supposed to be an autobiography, but I didn’t know that when I started working on it. In 6th grade I had to… Read More →
My 3rd meeting was at the Fellowship Club on 1st Avenue in Cedar Rapids. If you’ve been in town, you might remember seeing what looks like a two-story brick housing complex beside the… Read More →
My first meeting was traumatic: the hand-holding tattooed biker was all I could remember so I made a resolution on the way downtown to my second AA meeting. I don’t like to hurt.… Read More →
As a little kid once said, “This is brand and new!” So this journaling blog about my alcoholism struggle and recovery process is going to change as it grows. Even so, I can… Read More →
As I said earlier, I had no personal definition of an alcoholic. Do you? Amos, from Andy Griffith was my picture of an alcoholic. Comparing myself to him I would see that I… Read More →
At one point, I felt so overwhelmed by my desire to be closer to truth, that I just asked God to show me that He cared.
I am not one of the Old Timers nor am I qualified to say with great humility, “I’ve been sober for a few days and…” (in my experience people only say that after… Read More →
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