Category Archives: 12×12

Relates to an idea or phrase from the book “12 Steps and 12 Traditions” of Alcoholics Anonymous

Some thoughts on the 2nd Tradition

2nd Tradition “For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority… a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern.” Being February — and approaching elections … Continue reading

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An Allergic Reaction

Let me start by saying I love A.A.  I am sober today not because of Rational Emotive Therapy or Moderation Management or any of the hundreds of recovery methods out there. I am sober because of A.A. Maybe they say … Continue reading

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A.A. Doesn’t Work

Here’s something you don’t hear at an A.A. meeting very often: A.A. doesn’t work.  You don’t hear it, but it’s true. A.A. doesn’t work.  A.A. is a group of principles, outlined in 12 steps, and explained on 82 pieces of … Continue reading

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