FILLING THE VOID We needed to ask ourselves but one short question. “Do I now believe, or am I even willing to believe, that there is a Power greater than myself?” As soon as a man can say that he does believe, or is willing to believe, we emphatically assure him that he is on [...]
When first got sober, it was like stepping on to another planet, from the speech to the style. I came from a much different background on the outside then all of the people I got sober with.
-The old-timers say that… I believe it’s important for alcoholic men and women to recognize that we are not “normal people.” We are dealing with a disease that is cunning, baffling and powerful. I have seen men and women get sober in the rooms and try to incorporate the same lifestyle they had when they [...]
I have been in and out of the program for a few years. I would always gain enough sobriety that I would start to feel good again and then start thinking I can get high one or two times and be ok and I was wrong every time I would be off and running until [...]