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  • Dr. Silkworth on Relapse

    Posted by Wesley / on 07/07/2009 / 0 Comments

    Slips and Human Nature

    by William Duncan Silkworth, M.D.

    The mystery of slips is not so deep as it may appear. While it does seem odd that an alcoholic, who has restored himself to a dignified place among his fellowmen and continues dry for years, should suddenly throw all his happiness overboard and find himself again in mortal peril of drowning in liquor, often the reason is simple.

    People are inclined to say, "there is something peculiar about alcoholics. They seem to be well, yet at any moment they may turn back to their old ways. You can never ..

  • Various AA Prayers

    Posted by Wesley / on 07/07/2009 / 0 Comments

    I found this on silkworth.net- Wes

    SERENITY PRAYER

    (long version)

    God, grant me the Serenity
    to accept the things
    I cannot change Courage to change the
    things I can, and the
    Wisdom to know the difference.
    Living one day at a time;
    Enjoying one moment at a time;
    Accepting hardship as the
    pathway to peace.
    Taking, as He did, this
    sinful world as it is,
    not as I would have it.
    Trusting that He will make
    all things right if I
    surrender to His Will;
    That I may be reasonably happy
    in this life, and supremely
    happy with Him forever ..

  • The Ninth Step Promises Fulfilled

    Posted by Wesley / on 02/17/2009 / 1 Comment

    Intro

     

    The Ninth Step Promises Fulfilled

    I was painstaking about this phase of my development (finally), and I was amazed.

    I now know a new freedom and a new happiness.

    I do not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it.

    I now comprehend the word serenity and know peace.

    I went very far down the scale, but now I see how my experiences can benefit others.

    That feeling of uselessness and self pity disappeared.

    I lost interest in selfish things and gained interest in my fellows.

    Self-seeking slipped away.

    My whole attitude and outlook upon life ..

  • Welcome to the Collectivex Big Book AA Group

    Posted by Wesley / on 11/24/2008 / 0 Comments

    Categories: introduction

    Intro

    This site is a public meeting place that provides members of Big Book AA Group with a shared calendar, discussion forums, photo gallery, files and member profiles. We do not represent Alcoholics Anonymous as a whole.

    Our purpose is to share the common solution of recovery from alcoholic addiction with others suffering from this affliction. We believe the solution is simple and explained thoroughly in the "Big Book" of alcoholics anonymous.

     

 

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